Mary Lounette Johnson Allen, 86, of Nashville, passed away on Saturday February 2, 2019 at The Residence at Alive Hospice. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday February 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with her son: The Reverend J. Roger Allen and Reverend Terry Blankenship officiating. Interment will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Allen was born March 24, 1932 in Robertson County to the late Tommy Benton and Ann Caroline “Carrie” Cook Johnson. She worked as a bookkeeper for Direct Oil for many years, and then worked as a home health nurse for over twenty-five years. Mrs. Allen attended Christ the King Catholic Church. She was a teacher of the Bible, and she had a great love for country music and enjoyed writing and singing country music songs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: James Thomas Allen, her son: Steven Dell Allen, and her siblings: Pauline Johnson Bowen, Roy Benton, Carl Gossett, and Paul William Johnson.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her son: The Reverend J. Roger Allen of Nashville, her daughters: Rhonda Denise Neal and Diane Elise Dawson both of Nashville, her sisters: Joyce Evans of Harvest, AL, and Virginia Tremble Ritter of Adairville, KY, and by several nieces, nephews, and cousins.