Inis Meriwether (Mama Allen) Allen, age 91 of Clarksville,TN, died Tuesday, July 16,2013 at Gateway Medical Center.
Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Burial Concord Memorial Garden. Visitation Sunday, July 21, 2013 from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., with the family present 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at Foston Funeral Home.
She was born April 23,1922 in Todd County, KY to the late Ellis Meriwether and Dorothy Tyler Meriwether. She attended Todd County School System. She was a member of Concord Missionary Baptist Church where she serves on the Mother's Board. She was a member of The National AFRO American Industrial Union Lodge.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe L. Allen, Sr., and her siblings, Rose M. Eddington, E.W. Meriwther, Randolph Meriwether and Ed Love Meriwether, Sr.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Irene (Marvin) Porter, Joe (Nancy) Allen, Jr., Edward (Frieda) Allen, Sr., Rosemary (Guy) Haynes and Jerry (Linda) Allen, Sr., all of Clarksville, TN; twenty two grandchildren; forty three great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Foston Funeral Home, (931) 647-5451.
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on July 20, 2013