Sara Evelyn Ricks Allen

January 26, 1933November 1, 2010

Macon, GA –

Sara Ricks Allen, 77, passed away on Monday, November 01, 2010 at a local hospice facility. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with Dr. Aubrey Sheats and Rev. Bill Smith officiating. Burial will be private in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Pointe Hospice of Central Georgia, 6261 Peake Road, Macon GA 31210.

Mrs. Allen was born on January 26, 1933 in Pearson, GA to the late Evelyn White Delk and the late Lewis Lamar Ricks. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, James Morris and Marvin Morris and sister, JoAnne Higgs Wren. Mrs. Allen was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, Pathfinders Sunday School Class, and the Keenagers Senior Adult Ministry. Her greatest enjoyment was being with her friends and family.

She is survived by her loving husband of fifty nine years, Alvin B. Allen of Macon, sons and daughters-in-law, Boyd (Karen) Allen of Macon, Ricky (Susan) Allen of Statesboro, Mark (Susan) Allen of Sandersville, and Andy (Diana) Allen of Rome, grandchildren, Kristy (Justin) Mobley, April (Eric) Prosser, Adam (Ember) Allen and Ashley (Matt) Summers, stepmother, Beatrice Ricks, sister, Linda (Raymond) Cummings, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 3, 2010
  • Burial Thursday, November 4, 2010
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, November 4, 2010

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Cecil & Joe Brannen

November 6, 2010

Ricky, sorry to hear about your mother, thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Tim & Joyce Huling

November 4, 2010

Mr. Alvin, Sons and Family,
Mrs. Sara gave us the gift of being our sweet and kind neighbor. Our lives were enhanced with poems, kind smiles and our wondererful front porch chats on blessed days. Tim and I are so saddened for the loss of our neighbor and your loving Mother.

Donna Arnett Johnson

November 4, 2010

Karen and Boyd,
I am so sorry for your loss. It is very difficult to lose our parents and you never stop missing them, however you will always have wonderful memories to share with your family. I hope you can find comfort knowing that she is finally resting at peace in the arms of our Father. Keeping you and your families in my prayers.
Much love,

Paul Nobles

November 4, 2010

Thoughts and prayers are withyou.May God comfort you at this time. Paul & Dean Nobles.

Jacqueline Malphrus

November 4, 2010

Ricky, Susan and family,
My deepest sympathy in your loss. May God be with you and comfort you. You have not only lost a parent but a special friend as well.

Karen McClain

November 4, 2010

Mr. Ricky and family. The Miller family is very sorry for your loss. Be comforted by the kind thoughts and prayers of your friends and family. Karen McClain, Statesboro.

Sandra Stafford Brantley

November 3, 2010


Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. There is no love like a mother's love. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you during this time.

Randy&Kathy{Brice} Bolden

November 3, 2010

Boyd and family, I am so sorry for your loss, and have you in our prayers and thoughts as the holidays approach.Memories are a wonderful thing.

Mike Davis

November 3, 2010

Mr Alvin and Boys I am deeply saddened to hear of Mrs Allen's death. I pray that God will comfort all of you in this time of sorrow. I have many fond memories of growing up down the street from yall on Lindwood Drive.

Kenny Hightower

November 3, 2010

Thinking of you and your family.