Barbara Jean Allen

Barbara Jean Allen, 62, of Blackville, died Feb. 13, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.

Funeral service was held Feb. 19 at Macedonia Baptist Church, Blackville with burial in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery, Lees. The Revs. Floyd Hughes, Phillip Thomas and Michael Davis officiated. Green's Funeral Home of Blackville was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Allen was born April 1, 1946 in Barnwell County. She was the daughter of the late Warren and Pearl Smith. She was married to the late Willie Allen. She was employed at Blackville Public Schools for 30 plus years. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Jasmine N. Hope.

Survivors include her children, Lawanda (Charles) Hope of Blackville, Sentonio Allen of Blackville and Nathan Allen of Charlotte, N. C.; one sister, Marian Smith of Blackville; one brother, Cleveland McLamore of Hilda; two aunts; one uncle; three special cousins; one brother-in-law, Arthur (Pansy) Allen of Williston and eight grandchildren, all of Blackville.
The People-Sentinel 02/25/09