Allen, Daphene J. (Summerville)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Daphene J. Allen, age 98, of Walnut Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022, in a local nursing home.

Born on July 31, 1924, she was a native of Jackson County, Al., and a daughter of the late Reuben and Effie Hilley Johnson. A member of South Summervile Baptist Church, Mrs. Allen worked for Montgomery Knitting Mill and retired from Oakview Nursing and Rehab. Center.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loren Howard Allen; son, Danny Allen; and three brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are daughter, Aleta Kellett (Jimmy Barron); daughter-in-law, Betty Ann Allen; grandchildren, Heather Eagle, Kyle (Lori) Kellett, Stephanie Allen (Frank Winter), Jeff Pless; great grandchildren, Hayden and Taylor Eagle, Gracie Farmer, Kylor and Ruby Kellett, Rowan and Bridgette Wang; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 4 p.m. from the South Summerville Baptist Church with Rev. Gene Greer and Rev. Doyle Waters officiating with eulogy by Heather Eagle. Interment will be in Greenhills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers are Kyle Kellett, Kylor Kellett, Hayden Eagle, Taylor Eagle, Jeff Pless, and Frank Winter. Honorary pallbearers the staff of Oakview Nursing and Rehab. Center.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. at the church.

Contributions may be made to the South Summerville Baptist Church.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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