LOCKHART — Mrs. Janice Elaine Jenkins Allen, 73, 309 North 3rd St., Lockhart, widow of Eldridge Bryan “Tiny” Allen passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at Wallace Thomson Hospital.
Mrs. Allen was born in Union, Oct. 6, 1940, a daughter of the late Wardlaw and Janie Lee Cudd Jenkins. She was a graduate of Lockhart High School and was a trained Licensed Practical Nurse. Mrs. Allen had worked at Hope Hospital in Lockhart and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lockhart where she was a member of the Adult Two Sunday School Class and a member of the WMU. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are two daughters, Patti Elaine Turner and husband David, and Penni Allen Manus, all of Union; a sister, Wanda Stein and husband Glenn of Lockhart, two brothers, Larry “Luke” Jenkins and wife Brenda of Lockhart and Dean Jenkins of Central; three grandchildren, Nick Turner, Triston Manus, and Maryashlee Manus; and her best friends, Kay Revels and Linda Williams, both of Union, and Pam Smith of Lockhart.
Mrs. Allen was predeceased by a sister, Jennie Woodsby.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Lockhart conducted by Rev. Ben Hill, Rev. Brian Childers and Rev. Dr. Don McCutcheon. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Monty Allen, Mike Allen, Scott Vlock, Jason Childers, Hank Parker, Arnold Childers and Phil Bagwell.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be to the First Baptist Church of Lockhart, P.O. Box 190, Lockhart, S.C. 29364.
The family will be at the home, 309 North 3rd St., Lockhart.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.