Orble Barnes Allen (Dalton)

Friday, August 9, 2019
Orble Barnes Allen
Orble Barnes Allen

Orble Barnes Allen, age 85, of Dalton, GA, departed this life Friday August 9, 2019 at Tranquility Assisted Living Facility of Dalton.

Orble was born May 6, 1934 in Jamestown, AL, the daughter of the late Julian Russell Barnes and Vivian Henderson Webb. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sanford Edison Allen; brother and sister-in-law, Buddy and Bobbie Barnes. Orble was an educator who taught in the Chattooga County school system for 20 years, teaching was her first love. After retiring from teaching she went to work for Southern Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads in California. Orble made an impact on each community she lived, Summerville, Dalton and Eagle Rock, CA.

Orble is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Tracy and Angie Allen, granddaughter, Liv Allen; brother and his spouse, Jim and Linda Webb; cousin and her spouse, Clyde and Maxine Webb.

Orble’s wish was to have no memorial service and for donations to be made in her memory to the following:

Rockbridge Community Church

121 W. Crawford St

Dalton, GA 30720

706-279-3175

American Diabetes Association

233 Peachtree Street NE Harris Tower

Suite 2225

Atlanta, GA

404-320-7100

Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 


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