Marie S. Allen, 87, passed away peacefully at her home on August 15, 2013. She was born to the late Samuel and Eliza McDonald in Savannah, GA on April 25, 1926. She was raised in Jacksonville and owned her own hair salon before retiring from Christ the King Day Care.
Family members include her son Joseph "Mike" Allen (Carole), daughter Brenda VanSandt Fuller (Eric), brothers Clifton McDonald (Pauline) and Jerry McDonald (Maxine), sister Jeanette Thurman, grandchildren Katherine Cruz (Luis), Christy Oakley (Chad), Amber Allen and Sam Fuller (Amanda), great-grandchildren Brianna, Zachary, Aidan, Alysa, Ariana and Sophie and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Joseph B. Allen and brothers Ralph, Roy and Ray.