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Obituary for Mrs. Catherine L. Allen

Mrs. Catherine L. Allen, age 90, wife of the late Jessie Allen, of Anderson, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Anderson, on February 1, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Macco and Lois Walker Lee.

She was a strong believer in The God of All Creation. She was retired from textiles and was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was a great listener and considered an angel among her family, neighbors and community. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia Thomason (LC), Michael Lee Allen, Joyce Mae Crooks (Charles), Linda Smith (Bobby), and Randy Allen (Shauna), her grandchildren, Malcolm Johnson, Javier Johnson, Makonen Johnson, Joyce Denise Allen, Dominique T’on Allen, Trenton Allen, Ari Allen, and her bonus grandson, Will Kaiser, as well as 3 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.

She is also survived by her siblings, Ella Mae Major and Major Lee, and her special friend of many years, Lois Sloan.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Aaron Lee, and Booker T. Lee.

You may pay your respects and sign the register book, on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, from 3:00pm 5:00pm, at The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center, 1621 Pearman Dairy Rd., Anderson, S.C. 29625.

A graveside service will be held at Westview Cemetery in Anderson, at 2:00pm, on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.

There will be no repass, and the family kindly asks for privacy following the service.

The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation for all acts of kindness, love and sympathy shown during this time. May God richly bless each of you. ~The Family~

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