Ms. Mary Allen was born Sept. 29, 1954, in Chattanooga, Tenn., to the late Irene Henderson Allen and William Bussy. Mary departed her life on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at her home in Chattanooga, Tenn. She was the youngest daughter. Her sister, Lurene Heard McDuffy, and brothers, Grady James Heard and Herman (Archie B) Allen preceded her in death. Those who will cherish beautiful memories of Mary's love includes one daughter, Katherine Allen Marshall (Alexander City, Ala.); two sons, Ronnie Dwayne Allen and Teddy Echols (Chattanooga, TN); two brothers, Sandy J. Allen and Horace Allen (Chattanooga) and one sister, Mae Lizzie Allen Foreman (Dadeville, Ala.); two grandsons, Iman Jones and Lamar Allen; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 20, at noon at Advantage Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Moore officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services, 1724 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn., 37404, www.advantagefunerals.com.