Macon, GA –
Sara Ricks Allen, 77, passed away on Monday, November 01, 2010 at a local hospice facility. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with Dr. Aubrey Sheats and Rev. Bill Smith officiating. Burial will be private in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pine Pointe Hospice of Central Georgia, 6261 Peake Road, Macon GA 31210.
Mrs. Allen was born on January 26, 1933 in Pearson, GA to the late Evelyn White Delk and the late Lewis Lamar Ricks. She was preceded in death by her two brothers, James Morris and Marvin Morris and sister, JoAnne Higgs Wren. Mrs. Allen was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, Pathfinders Sunday School Class, and the Keenagers Senior Adult Ministry. Her greatest enjoyment was being with her friends and family.
She is survived by her loving husband of fifty nine years, Alvin B. Allen of Macon, sons and daughters-in-law, Boyd (Karen) Allen of Macon, Ricky (Susan) Allen of Statesboro, Mark (Susan) Allen of Sandersville, and Andy (Diana) Allen of Rome, grandchildren, Kristy (Justin) Mobley, April (Eric) Prosser, Adam (Ember) Allen and Ashley (Matt) Summers, stepmother, Beatrice Ricks, sister, Linda (Raymond) Cummings, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
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Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.