Annie Pearl “Kate” Allen

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Annie Pearl “Kate” Allen was born July 25, 1943 in Augusta, Georgia to Annie Gray Embry and John Henry Embry. She finished her journey here on earth when she departed to be forever with the Lord on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

Annie is preceded in death by her mother Annie Embry, father John Embry, step-father Sam Harris, son James Willie Allen, grandson Andre “lil Dre” Clemons, Jr., brother Robert Embry, sisters Rosa Lee Combs, Bernice Rogers, Verna Mae Embry and her loving husband of 44 earthly years, John Henry “Sonny” Allen.

She leaves to cherish her memory three loving and devoted daughters; Patricia Allen-Clemons of Columbus, OH, Minister Bernice (Mario) Edwards of St. Louis, MO, Rosa (honorary son-in-law William Lester) Allen of Columbus, OH; one son, Kayveontae “Tae” Butler of Columbus, OH; one God-daughter, Regina Strain of Columbus, OH; one sister, Carrie Bell Grissom of Mesena, GA; Sister-in-law Louise Slaughter, Brother-in-law Leroy Allen one; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

PRIVATE Homegoing Celebration 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Marlan J. Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace East, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. Pastor Mario Edwards officiating.

Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, tickets are required for admittance and masks must be worn. The family requests no visitation at their homes and thanks you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Interment Eastlawn Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. We are saddened to hear the passing of Ms. Annie. The Allen family became our family over 40 years ago. Ms. Annie was a sweet and caring person. We surely are going to miss her beautiful smile….
    With Sympathy, The Scarffol Family
    Tammy. Bob, Cindy, & Kyla

  2. Givemy condolences to the Allen familyShe was my best friend and I love so much from her I am sorry for your loss but now she is got her golden ticket open heaven smiling down on us I loved her so much I’m gonna miss my friend.ZyonGoing to miss her we call her aunt K when I met her that’s what we always had called her..We drink our Pepsi watch our stories on channel 10 and laugh and sit on the porch

  3. So sorry for the loss of mrs. Allen. She was a great neighbor and friend. Her presence here on earth will be sorely missed.
    Our condolences to the family and may the holy spirit bring comfort and understanding to all that knew and loved her.
    Ruth Thompson family.

  4. Paulette Rutledge

    My deepest sympathy goes out to Patricia, Bernice, and Rosie. May the love that your mother gave you over the years be in your hearts forever. Mrs Allen was a special Lady who I loved very much. May God give you peace as you heal in the day’s to come. God bless you Paulette Rutledge (Thompson)

  5. Andre Clemons Sr.

    Dear Mother, your presence will be sorely missed.
    But Your Love covered us thoroughly. You planted is us so many lessons and necessary truths to grow by. We are filled with memories of a lifetime You demonstrated what a pillar of strength should be, what compassion looks like And how forgiveness moves on. Mother it has been an blessing being your son in law. Through it all Your love, strength and patience built a family. So, go and Praise God. Give Sonny a kiss,Give Andre’ a hug . We will join you in the Spirit as God’s will be done. Love Andre’Sr.

  6. My Prayers and Sincere Condolences unto the Family, even tho I couldn’t be there with you all in Body, just know that My Spirit was Kate will truly be Missed, and I pray that God will Strengthen & Comfort you All during this time of Bereavement, May God Bless and Keep you All in perfect peace. Much Love ❤ Aunt Willa and Family

  7. Rev. Clarressa Thompson

    May God’s peace be with you all during this most difficult time. Know that we mourn with you and continue to pray for you as your family navigates through this great loss.

    True Healing Fellowships
    Rev. Clarressa Thompson
    Min. Jeremy Beckhon

  8. Kurtis Turner (Tiger) & Family

    Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. We have and will continue to keep your family in or prayers.

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