Kay Hendry Allen

February 1, 1947May 28, 2011

Kay Hendry Allen, 64, of Marietta, GA died Saturday, May 28, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA after a short illness. Kay was born on February 1, 1947 in Savannah, GA. She began her education in the public school system in Savannah and graduated from Southwest High School in Atlanta in 1964. After high school, Kay attended and graduated from Greenleaf Business School. She worked as a secretary at Georgia Tech before being hired by Delta Air Lines in 1969. Kay worked as a flight attendant for more than 30 years before retiring. Kay was a beautiful person inside and out. Her sweet spirit and giving heart brought joy to everyone she met. Kay was devoted to her family and her many life long friends. Kay is survived by her husband of 31 years, Charles Lee Allen; her sisters Gail Hendry Brown, Eleanor Hendry Gaither and Carol Hendry, all of Savannah; a nephew, Tony Brown; two nieces, Kristin Brown and Jennifer Gaither Clark; the lights of her life, her great- nephews and great-niece, Owen Brown, Hunter Clark, and Kenzie Clark; and her many friends. Kay was predeceased by her father and mother, George F. and Dorothy Sterne Hendry. A memorial service and celebration of Kay’s life will be held at a later date. Remembrances in Kay’s name may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church or Wilmington Island United Methodist Church, both of Savannah, GA, Egleston Hospital, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Patti, Wyndal, the doctors and staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital and especially her ICU nurse, Jessica.


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Susan Grissom

June 20, 2011

Kay's beautiful smile is what I'll remember the most. She was a true friend for over forty years. She will be greatly missed by all you knew her.

June 6, 2011

We have lost a sweet and loving person.
Diana Rasper
Atlanta, Georgia

Suzi & Tom Modisett

June 6, 2011

KH, our smiles, as we travel through our memories, remind us that we are so blessed to have had you in our lives.

Patricia Webb

June 6, 2011

Kay's beauty and smile will always be remembered. Her death is a great loss for this world but another angel in heaven.

Terry & Cindy Courson

June 6, 2011

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Wyndal Payton

June 6, 2011

Mrs. Kay,

You are a true angel, I will miss your smile, but I will carry that with me in my heart always.

Kassie Caputi

June 5, 2011

Kay you will be missed by many. I do know you are in a better place and I hope everyone can find a little peace in that. You are a BRIGHT soul.

Cheryl Caputi

June 5, 2011

Dear, sweet Kay, I so enjoyed our last visit and dinner together! You are in my heart and memories.

cindy barfield

June 5, 2011

I was so sad to hear about Kay. A friend for a lifetime. You are all in my prayers. Cindy

Beth Harris

June 5, 2011

My dear Kay, my sadness is mine. You are joyous and at peace. I am eternally grateful for that. Put in a good word ...until then. I love you, my dear friend. Beth