Madgelene Spears Allen, 71, of 381 Jonesville, SC passed February 9, 2018. A native of Union County, SC, she was the wife of John Henry Allen and daughter of the late Roosevelt Spears, Sr. and Celestine Smith Spears. She was a member of New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church and was retired from United Merchants Buffalo Mills. She attended the public schools of Union County. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Richard Spears and J. D. Spears; and a grandson, Ryan Omar Allen, Sr.. Survivors in addition to her husband include one son, Melvin (Eunice) Allen of York, SC; one daughter, Gwendolyn Allen of Union, SC; four grandchildren, Brian Gist, Kayla Allen, Taylor Allen, and Tyler Allen; two great-grandchildren; Zyan Allen and Ryan Allen, Jr.; three brothers, Roosevelt (Margarite) Spears, Jr. of Buffalo, NY, Otzel Spears of Kelton, SC, and Terry Spears of Union, SC; seven sisters, JoAnn Rice, Joyce Ann (Donald) Wicker, Patricia Smith, Sherrie Glenn, Virginia Smith, and Kathleen (James Earl) Porter, Dorothy Spears; one aunt, Sertana Jeter; a host of brothers-in-law;, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Dr. James Mason will officiate. The family will receive friends at the home of her sister, 381 Jonesville-Lockhart Highway, Jonesville, SC and at the home of her daughter, 101 Cottage Avenue, Union, SC. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
Ceremony Location New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church 2393 Pea Ridge Highway Jonesville, SC 29353
Burial Location New Emanuel Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery 2393 Pea Ridge Highway Jonesville, SC 29353