Sue Ann Allen passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Grant and Ressa Alt of Franklin, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 70 years, Keith E. Allen. Sue Ann was born in Franklin, WV in 1932. She was raised and educated in Franklin, W.V. She also attended James Madison College, majoring in foreign languages and music. Sue Ann was a long-time member of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh, N.C. where she served on the altar guild and sang in the choir. She also attended St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church after moving to Florence, SC.
Sue Ann is survived and greatly loved by her daughter, Cynthia Allen Nixon (Mike) of Timmonsville and her son, Keith E. “Chip” Allen II of Michigan; her 3 grandchildren, Ricky Nixon (Florence), Abby Allen (Chicago) and Ressa Nixon (Florence).
Sue Ann was also loved by her three caregivers, Debra Starks, Mary Williams and Yvette Bruce. Special thanks are given to Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Chandler, Kathy Hayes, Eddie Irick, Dr. Patrick Jebailey and McLeod Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Sue Ann’s name to St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church, 4205 Byrnes Blvd., Florence, SC 29506.
Cain Calcutt Funeral Home is honored to serve the Allen family.
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