Loydale Ligon Allen

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 18, 2003

Graveside services for Loydale Ligon Allen of Vicksburg are 11a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. RilesFuneral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 4-7 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. Allen, 59, died Aug. 13, 2003, at River Region MedicalCenter. She was born in Cleveland.

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She was a resident of Vicksburg for the past 17 years and wasformerly employed by Hayes Marketing Incorporated. She was a memberof Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her biological father, WaltonMerritt Ligon; and her parents, Dr. George C. Furr and Bessie DaleLigon Furr.

Survivors are her husband, Edgar L. Allen of Vicksburg; herdaughter, Carol Allen Popwell of Birmingham, Ala.; her son, Mark E.Allen of Brookhaven; and her five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the National Breast CancerFoundation.