Lina Mae Gray Allen, 87, of Florence, Ala., passed away March 19, 2011, at Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home after a brief illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include sons, Justin Allen, Killen, Ala., Hoy Allen (Sheryl), Florence, Ala., Lendon Allen (Linda), Killen, Ala., Greg Allen (Adgie), Killen, Ala.; daughters, Jan Williams, Killen, Ala., Vicky Rye, Killen, Ala., Deborah Irwin (Kenneth), Fairview, Tenn.; brother, R.C. Gray (Edith); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Allen; father, Jesse Gray; mother, Mary Etta Gray; and brother, Clifton Gray.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel, with Brother Randall Lyle officiating. Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Chris Rye, Colby Rye, Mike Irwin, Steven Allen, Jason Allen and Tyler Moore.
Greenhill Funeral Home directing.