Agnes Ruth Allen, age 71, of Mc Caysville, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Copperhill, TN. Born on January 8, 1947 in Copperhill, TN, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Beulah “Bird” Patterson Locke. She was a lifelong member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She loved spending time with her family and especially with her grandchildren. Agnes enjoyed going to church, singing for the Lord and working in her garden.
She is survived by her husband op 52 years, Carl Allen of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Tonya Allen of Epworth, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Alex Deal of Copperhill, TN; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Albert and Lois Locke of Copperhill, TN and Robert and Lorene Locke of McCaysville, GA; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Loretta and Ed Cantrell of Copperhill, TN, Katie and Thomas Payne of McCaysville, GA, Dora Jean Cantrell and Larry Shipey of Copperhill, TN and Nellie and Rev. Larry Weaver of Mineral Bluff, GA; four granddaughters, Alexis Deal, Alisah Deal, Stephanie Allen, Brittany Jordan; and two grandsons, Trevor Jordan and Brandon Jordan.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 2:00 pm from Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Ed O’Neal and Rev. Gerald Payne officiating. Music will be provided by Kevin O’Neal and Joey and Lori O’Neal. Interment will follow in the Patterson Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Jesse Deal, Adam Deal, Corey Deal, Jeremy Locke, James Weaver, William Weaver and Jonathan Locke. The family will visit with friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill is in charge of the arrangements.