COMMERCE - Olive Ruth Allen, 83, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta.
Mrs. Allen was born in Luxor, Pa., the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Garris Beacon. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist denomination. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, Elliott P. Allen.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Jackie Allen, Commerce, and Ronald and Jane Allen, Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth and Vernon Collins, Evans, and Carol Sue and James Clark, Groveland, Fla.; brothers, Harry and Robert Beacon, both of Luxor, Pa.; sister, Jeannie Carr of Luxor, Pa.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Mobley officiating. Interment will be at Jackson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, April 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.