Melda Lynn Allen died March 6, 2013. She was born Dec. 19, 1955, to Melvin and Margarate Smallwood.
She had one deceased brother and one sister. She was a member of Maynor Street Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Billy Allen. She was the mother of three sons: Melvin Wayne Allen, Danny Eugene Allen and Tony Richard Allen. She was also the grandmother of 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Buster Patterson officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Allen, Tony Allen, Jordan Allen, Kole and Nancy Messer, Henry Hall and Danny Allen.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home.
Messages may be written at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com