ALLEN, Emma Tampa, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, March 29, at 3 pm, at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 North Howard Avenue, with Reverend T.D. Leonard officiating. She was a native of Donalsonville, GA, and a resident of Tampa for 59 years. Emma attended Blake High School, Alabama A & M, and New York School of Interior Design, and was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. She was employed as a cosmetologist. Ms. Allen was preceded in death by her father, Richard Allen Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory: her daughter, Tamera Simpson; her mother, Emma Ruth Allen; her brother, Richard L. Allen II; grandson, Tamerick Simpson (TJ); aunt, Irene Bussie; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The remains will repose after 5 pm, Friday, March 28, at the Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements are entrusted to Ray Williams Funeral Home, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. www.raywilliamsfuneralhome.com
Ray Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
301 North Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Mar. 29, 2014