The Valdosta Daily Times
Wilma Jean Carter Allen, 63, of Valdosta died Friday, March 1, 2013 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born on July 20, 1949 in Valdosta to the late James Dawson, Sr. and Annie Verdie Mullis Carter. Mrs. Allen was a member of the Faith Baptist Church and was a medical transcriptionist at Valdosta Neurological Associates for 18 years. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, reading, crocheting, knitting and collecting clowns.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Eddie Allen of Valdosta, her son, Tim Allen of Valdosta; her daughter and son-in-law, Kyla and Clint Nelms of Sylvester, her grandchildren, Clayton Rogers, Taylor Nelms both of Sylvester, Tatum Allen of Valdosta, sister and brother-in-law, Vivian and David Rowe of Valdosta, brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Wanda Carter of Salt Lake City, Utah, Alan Carter of Valdosta, Jim and Dee Carter of Gladewater, Texas, nieces, Misti Rowe, Robin (Greg) Gay, Kimberly (Shane) Dular, nephews, Aaron (Rachael) Carter, Wayne Carter, Jimmy (Grace) Carter, Allan Carter, numerous great nieces and great nephews, special friend, Evelyn Baldree. The family wishes to express appreciation to Grace Hospice for their kindness and support. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Abby Allen and Faith Allen and one sister, Lily Irene Carter.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Rodgers officiating. Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery in Naylor. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home.