Arnita Allen

Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 20, 2007

Services for Arnita Louise “Boose” Allen, 51, of Natchez, who died Monday, Jan. 15, 2007, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. today at First Assembly of God with Pastor Doug Wright officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Webb Funeral System.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church.

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Miss Allen was born Dec. 3, 1955, in Vicksburg, the daughter of Clara Louise Allen. She attended Alcorn State University and was a teacher’s assistant at Frazier Elementary School.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, William Sampson Sr.; uncles, Terry Sampson and Robert Murray; godparents, Robert “Sonny Boy” Jones and Thelma Jones.

Survivors include a daughter, Jarmila Patterson and husband, Frank, of Memphis, Tenn.; son, Chaddrick White of Natchez; mother, Clara Louise Allen; grandchildren, Jessica Patterson and Kamryn Patterson; brother, Bobby Davenport; sisters, Cheryl Bethley, Deborah Davenport, Kathie Allen and Kimberly Allen; grandmother, Ernestine Sampson; uncles, Donald Sampson, William Sampson Jr. and wife, Betty,; aunt; Linda Davis and husband, James; aunt-in-law, Mary Etta Murray; and a host of other close relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be nephews.