Meridian Star

July 9, 2013

Helen Coleman Allen

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Graveside services for Helen Coleman Allen will be held today, at 2 p.m., at Goodwater Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Kennedy officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Allen, 93, of Meridian, died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Golden Meadows Nursing Home in Shubuta.  She was a lifelong member of Hawkins Memorial Methodist Church.  She was a volunteer at the Wesley House for 19 years and a faithful pastors wife for many years.

    She is survived by her nieces: Margaret Bracken, Tina L. McCutchen, and Margie L. Keene; and by nine great nieces and nephews.

    She is preceded in death by her parents, Lamar and Margaret Coleman; her husband, Rev. Preston Brooks Allen Jr.; brother, Charles J. Coleman; sister, Margaret F. Wheeler; and two nephews, Clifford “Buddy” Roberson and Robert “Bob” McQueen.

    Visitation will be held today, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home.

    The family requests memorials be made to Hawkins Memorial United Methodist Church in her honor.

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