Annie V. Allen

January 10, 1916May 16, 2011

ALLEN, Annie V. Freeland passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Harris & Cassie, and was preceded in death by husband of 67 years, Victor C. Allen; two sisters, Christine F. Poorman & Allene F. Durham. Mrs. Allen was born in Portland, TN on January 10, 1916 and grew up in the Oak Grove community of Sumner County. She moved to Old Hickory, TN in 1933. She was a thorough homemaker and an active member of First Baptist Church, Old Hickory where she taught the 7th grade girls Sunday School class for many years, and was involved in all aspects of the life of the church, including the Women’s Missionary Union. Mrs. Allen lived out her faith in Jesus Christ in numerous ways, and will be remembered by all who knew her as a joyful Godly woman who effortlessly wove herself into the lives of her family and friends. She is survived by daughter, Anita (Robert) Redden; grandson, R. Allen (Melanie) Redden; granddaughter, Angela (John) Estes; great-grandsons, Craig Redden, Scott Estes, T. J. Estes; great-granddaughter, Rachel Redden; sisters, Theda Thomas, Lorene Douglas, Jeanette (Bill) Evatt; brothers, Goldman D. (Sarah) Freeland, Donald (Sue) Freeland; and very close extended family. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church Old Hickory with Rev. Judd Hays & Rev. Sturgis Poorman officiating. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family & friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. & Wednesday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at Hermitage Funeral Home, 535 Shute Lane, Old Hickory, TN 37138, (615) 889-0361.


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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Ellen and Wood Selig

May 18, 2011

Wood and I are thinking of your family Allen. What a strong lady you come from! Best wishes.

May 17, 2011

My goodness. Little gray Volkswagon driver is up with our Lord now. Bless you my very, very dear friends. Close your eyes and thank the Lord for an amazing mother that has shared you and children's lives for such a remarkable time. So blessed are you'all indeed. Heart is there with you. Patty

Nancy Miller Hastings

May 17, 2011

When I remember special adults at OHFBC that had a positive impact on me, Annie V. Allen will always be one of the first to come to mind. Such a dear lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you.