The wife of Edward Allen, Fannetta Allen transitioned August 11, 2020. Born the third child, the Cincinnati Ohio native majored in art and continued with her passion via the forms of scrapbooking, arts and crafts her favorites being paper dolls, and food decorating/ catering- her family practice. Known as the Brooks Sisters, Mrs. Allen and her sisters would sing by request for Pilgrim Baptist Church, Cincinnati Ohio.
In 1962 Mrs. Allen and her husband Edward settled in the Killeen area via Fort Hood, Texas, where she would then call herself a, “Yankee Texan.” As a member of Marlboro Heights Missionary Baptist Church Mrs. Allen served as a young adult Bible study and Sunday school teacher, member of both decorating and hospitality committees, and Vacation Bible School Arts and Crafts. Mrs. Allen continued with these committees at Greater Peace Baptist and was a member of the NAACP and Blue Bonnet Girl Scout Leader for 20 plus Years.
Mrs. Allen was a Lifetime member of the Starlight Chapter #V, The Central Texas Assembly #306 Golden Circle, and Nubian Court 190.
Furthermore Ms. Allen she thoroughly enjoyed volunteering at East Ward Elementary -faithful to popping popcorn on Fridays in her cowboy hat, affectionately called “Granny.”
She was a historian known for making scrapbooks of current events. Everything from president Kennedy's assassination to president Obama's election, even Family scrapbook's of Roman Adrian and Jasmine. She loved Roman enough to keep him close to her despite her illness. She went through great lengths to make sure he has the most positive role models possible.
Mrs. Allen’s Goal was to become 100 years old…. She transitioned at 90.
Fannetta Allen was preceded in death by her parents and siblings.
Left to cherish her memory is Ms. C Gray, and family, her elder sister of Cincinnati Ohio, her daughter Adrian Fannetta of Killeen, Texas, Jasmine and Serenity Blackmon, granddaughter and great granddaughter of Killeen, Ramón Mustin of China, great grandnephew, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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