OBITUARY

Geneva "Marie" Allen

August 18, 1932June 4, 2019

Geneva Marie Allen, 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Shenandoah Hospice House.

She was born on August 18, 1932, a daughter of the late Arnold Lucas and Eva Virginia (Raines) Johnson.

Marie attended Waynesboro High School and worked at Spotless Hardware, Standard Drug and retired from Mustain Jewelers after many years of service. Her favorite things were attending church, reading her Bible and spending time with her family. Marie never met a stranger and everyone that knew her will remember her loving, forgiving nature and the beautiful smile that was always on her face.

No matter where she went people were drawn to her. She will be missed by all who knew her and loved her. We are rejoicing for her because she is in the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She feels no more pain and she is now with her loved ones that have gone on before her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Allen; step-father, Cecil Johnson; son, Ricky Henderson; brother, Sonny Johnson; sister, Joyce Woodward and her long time special friend, John Sensabaugh.

Survivors include her son, Bill Allen and wife, Marge, Bruce Allen and wife, Debra; daughters, Donna Fisher and husband, Ronnie, Sue Brubaker and husband, David; brothers, William Johnson and Ray Johnson and wife, Carol; sisters, Shirley Fitzgerald, Tessie Atkins and husband, Roger, Dorothy Campbell and husband, Leonard, Delores Eskew; grandchildren, Rhonda Henderson, Christy Hostetter and husband, Dean, Jimi Henderson and wife, Heather, Eric Fisher, Greg Fisher, Nathan Fisher, Gina Henderson and husband, Dustin, Jessica Edwards and husband, Jeremy, David Allen and wife, Kim, Jennifer Ader and husband, Ken, Brittany Acker, Katie Fitzgerald and husband, Sam, Taryn Fitzgerald; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes with Pastors William Strickler, Peter Grimm and Gary Walker officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Augusta Memorial Park.

Active pallbearers will be Shan Mitchell, Jeff Price, Greg Fitzgerald and Doug Fitzgerald.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, Virginia 22939.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Waynesboro Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Allen; step-father, Cecil Johnson; son, Ricky Henderson; brother, Sonny Johnson; sister, Joyce Woodward and her long time special friend, John Sensabaugh.

    Survivors include her son, Bill Allen and wife, Marge, Bruce Allen and wife, Debra; daughters, Donna Fisher and husband, Ronnie, Sue Brubaker and husband, David; brothers, William Johnson and Ray Johnson and wife, Carol; sisters, Shirley Fitzgerald, Tessie Atkins and husband, Roger, Dorothy Campbell and husband, Leonard, Delores Eskew; grandchildren, Rhonda Henderson, Christy Hostetter and husband, Dean, Jimi Henderson and wife, Heather, Eric Fisher, Greg Fisher, Nathan Fisher, Gina Henderson and husband, Dustin, Jessica Edwards and husband, Jeremy, David Allen and wife, Kim, Jennifer Ader and husband, Ken, Brittany Acker, Katie Fitzgerald and husband, Sam, Taryn Fitzgerald; 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, Virginia 22939

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Saturday, June 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 8, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, June 10, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating

Memories

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Lewis/Dottie Price

June 8, 2019

To the family of Marie Allen,
She will be sadly missed, all our love and Prayers are with all the family!

Love
Lewis and Dottie Price

Sharon Meditz

June 7, 2019

Marie will sadly be missed by all who knew her. She was one of the sweetest, godly women I knew. May the family find comfort in knowing she is now with her Lord and Savior.

Jacqueline and Caitlin Thomas

June 7, 2019

Sister Marie,

We will always remember your sweet smile and beautiful face. When you sing in our Church it was like listening to an angel. You will light Heaven with you smile and singing. We will miss you but see you again one day.

Marty Hostetter

June 7, 2019

Wonderful lady she will be missed. Will never forget her beautiful voice singing at church.

Eddie & Debbie Fitzgerald

June 7, 2019

Bruce & Debbie,
Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness.

Eric, Alicia & Elijah Adam

June 6, 2019

Sue & Family -
So sorry for your loss, Sis Marie was such a sweet lady and will be greatly missed. You're in our thoughts and prayers!
Eric, Alicia & Elijah Adam

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FROM THE FAMILY