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Antionette Sloan Allen, 93, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at the Care Center of Aberdeen. Born in the Peaceful Valley Community of Itawamba County, she was a daughter of Luther and Beulah Hickman Sloan. She attended the Van Buren school in Itawamba County. In 1941 she married Boyd Allen and worked in the area garment plants. In addition, she was a tax preparer, working for the Monroe County Hospital as a bookkeeper, later retiring form H&R Block. A devoted wife and mother, she was known for her cathead biscuits. She was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed traveling to many churches holding revivals and singings. She loved to work in her garden and to tend her roses. She enjoyed looking at magazines and enjoyed being with her family.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Aberdeen with Bro. Robert Earl Fowlkes officiating. Tisdale-Lann Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m.
She is survived by her son, Donnie Allen (Shelia) of Becker; one sister, Ruth Williams (Horace) of Germantown, TN; daughter in law, Brenda Allen, Aberdeen; 6 grandchildren, Troy Allen, Clint Allen, Brock Allen, Seth Allen, Leanna Allen and Kelly Carpenter; 6 great grandchildren, Peyton Allen, Tripp Allen, Conner Allen, Luke Allen, Hogan Allen, Arden Carpenter; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Anthony Allen; great grandson, Cain Rinehart; 2 brothers; and 3 sisters.
Condolences may be shared with the family at tisdalelannmemorial.com