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Pauline Moore Allen

September 28, 1926 ~ September 6, 2019 (age 92)


As a courtesy to the Moore and Allen families, we share the obituary for Mrs. Pauline Moore Allen.


Pauline Moore Allen, 92, passed away on Friday September 6, 2019 at Ashley House Assisted Living in Greenwood, SC. A native of Wadesboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Edmond Battle Moore and Wilma Annie McIntyre Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Burgess M Allen in 1995.

She graduated from Wingate College where she played basketball in college. She was a homemaker until returning to work at Allen Brothers Milling Company in Greenwood, SC. She loved her yard work for many years and was known for her homemade breads. She enjoyed spending her summers at her Lake Greenwood home and loved her family tailgates at Clemson! She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Greenwood SC.

Surviving are four children, 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Her two daughters are Linda Allen Tinsley of Greenwood and Sue Ann Allen Hamrick (Bryan) of Orangeburg SC: two sons, Burgess Medley Allen Jr. (Amelia) of Aiken, and C. Edmond Allen (Diane) of Seneca, SC. Grandchildren include William D Tinsley III (Serene), Jennifer W Allen, Courtney Ashmore, Insley Kohler (Casey), Leander McGuigan (Stephen), Charles Allen, Forrest Hamrick (Alyssa), David Hamrick (Georgia), Brantlee Tinsley, Addison Hamrick (Camille), Tania Talbot (Brian), Corey Schlise, and Andrew Schlise (Kristin).

She is also survived by a brother, Bob Moore (Kathie) of Greenwood, SC., sister Elsie Gillis (Herman) of Statesville NC. and a sister in law, Elsie Moore of Merced, CA. She was predeceased by her sister Edna Welborn and brothers Bill Moore, Benton Moore, and Claude Moore.

Visitation will be at Blyth Funeral Home at 12 PM – 1 PM on Sunday, September 8 with a private family service at Greenwood Memorial Gardens to follow visitation.

Pallbearers will be Charles Allen, David Hamrick, Addison Hamrick, Forrest Hamrick, Stephen McGuigan, Corey Schlise and Andrew Schlise.

She spent her last 5 years at Ashley House Assisted Living in Greenwood, which she loved very much. She loved her caregivers and they loved her laughs and great spirits. Special thanks to her caregivers and Hospice staff.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Red Cross Disaster Relief or charity of one’s choice. American Red Cross, 2424-A City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406 or online

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