OBITUARY

Edna Mae Allen

January 21, 1924December 29, 2018
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Edna Mae Allen, age 94, of Tunnel Hill, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 29, 2018. She was born January 21, 1924 in Ringgold to the late Reuben & Elizabeth Wright.

Mrs. Allen was a lifelong resident of the Ringgold and Tunnel Hill areas.

She was retired from Edgewood Chenille after 30 years of service and was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church of Ringgold.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Neal Allen; three sons, Randell & Ronnie Allen and infant son, Gordon Allen, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Jane Cochran; three brothers, Robert, Willie, and Arthur Wright; and two sisters, Susie Smith, Maddie Knight.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn & Russell Pope; son, Jerry Allen; two daughters-in-law, Lorene Allen Gaston of Tunnel Hill and Jenny Allen Forgey, of Ringgold; grandchildren, Tracey & Ben McEntyre of Ringgold, Shawna & Eric Couch of Cleveland, Chris & Kristi Allen of Tunnel Hill, Todd & Diane Allen of Apison, Rhonda & Robert Schrader of Ringgold, Jeff & Janice Allen, Greg & Sonia Allen, Michael & Tammy Allen all of Tunnel Hill; fourteen great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Clyde Painter & Rev. Robert K. Schrader officiating.

Interment will follow at Gordy Memorial Gardens with the grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, 443 Boynton Drive, Ringgold, GA 30736.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.

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Biography

Edna Mae Allen, age 94, of Tunnel Hill, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 29, 2018. She was born January 21, 1924 in Ringgold to the late Reuben & Elizabeth Wright.

Mrs. Allen was a lifelong resident of the Ringgold and Tunnel Hill areas.

She was retired from Edgewood Chenille after 30 years of service and was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church of Ringgold.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Neal Allen; three sons, Randell & Ronnie Allen and infant son, Gordon Allen, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Jane Cochran; three brothers, Robert, Willie, and Arthur Wright; and two sisters, Susie Smith, Maddie Knight.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn & Russell Pope; son, Jerry Allen; two daughters-in-law, Lorene Allen Gaston of Tunnel Hill and Jenny Allen Forgey, of Ringgold; grandchildren, Tracey & Ben McEntyre of Ringgold, Shawna & Eric Couch of Cleveland, Chris & Kristi Allen of Tunnel Hill, Todd & Diane Allen of Apison, Rhonda & Robert Schrader of Ringgold, Jeff & Janice Allen, Greg & Sonia Allen, Michael & Tammy Allen all of Tunnel Hill; fourteen great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Clyde Painter & Rev. Robert K. Schrader officiating.

Interment will follow at Gordy Memorial Gardens with the grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home, Wallis-Stewart Chapel, 443 Boynton Drive, Ringgold, GA 30736.

Online guest book at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.