Mrs. Allen died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.
Born June 5, 1923, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Bertie Taylor Nix. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert M. Allen; sister, Lois Philyaw; and brothers, Carl Nix and Robert Nix.
Mrs. Allen was a member of New Liberty United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Birdie DeFoor of Jefferson; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis M. and Elaine Allen of, Clarkesville; brother and sister-in-law, Harrison and Lavalle Nix of Clarkesville; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Those wishing to express online condolences may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
August 8, 2012