GORDO Margaret W. Allen, age 86, of Gordo, Ala., died March 20, 2011, at Pickens County Medical Center. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, in Gordo City Cemetery, with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing. A memorial celebration of her life will be announced at a later date.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Cecil Allen, and her parents.
Survivors include her sister, Rose Marie Elmore of Gordo; her brothers, Albert Oran Wilson, Jr. (Ramona), Jackie Wilson, and Gene Wilson (Wanda), all of Gordo, and Anderson Wilson (Betsie) of New Market, England; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Allen was born March 26, 1924, in Reform, Ala. to the late Albert O. Wilson, Sr. and Alta Adell Daniel Wilson. She was a member of the Vestavia First United Methodist Church and a retired executive secretary for Westinghouse.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Lottie Moon, Alabama State Convention, P.O. Box 11870, Montgomery, AL 36111-0870.