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Thelma Allen (8-22-19) service 8-26-19

Thelma L. Allen, 91, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Aug. 22.
She was born in Union City, Tennessee, the daughter of the late William Marvin and Verdie Helen Crocker Lasater. She was united in marriage to Herbert Tyson Allen, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by her children, Bruce Tyson Allen of Woodbury, Minnesota, Ann Lasater Holifield of Lexington, Tennessee, Janis Carol Jones of Savannah, Nancy Lou Messer of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Jay Matthew Allen of Farmington, New Mexico; 14 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Omar Burress, Linnie Jimmerson, Mildred Matheney, Aletha Eavenson, Delmer Lasater, Bob Lasater and Wilma Weaver.
Services were held on Monday, Aug. 26, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Larry Adair and Jamie Sprayberry officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.