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Georgia Mae Kyles

June 8, 1945 — May 28, 2023


Georgia Mae Allen-Kyles was born June 8, 1945, in Laurens, Georgia. She crossed over to her heavenly home on Sunday, May 28, 2023.

Georgia Mae graduated from high School at the age of 16 and took necessary steps in order to become a schoolteacher. She moved to Akron, Ohio where she furthered her career and landed a job with the Akron Public Schools System. In her spare time, she participated in bowling leagues. She also loved gardening, canning and being a seamstress. In the early 1980’s, Georgia Mae started a group called The Allen Singers, which was made up of her children, with the lead singer being little Eric. Because of the love of God that was within her, her home became a safe place for many people who were destitute. Her home became their home, and her family became their family. She attended Christ is The Answer Ministries with Overseer J. Michael Martin, Sr., as her pastor.

Georgia Mae was preceded in death by her mother and father Mary and Ray Williams; sisters, Mary Frances (Clyde) Bufford, Dorothy Williams and Claudette (Fendell) Coates; brothers, Fate (Georgia) Davis, Cecil Davis, Floyd (Betty) Davis, David Williams and Paul Williams; grandson, Allen Powell; sons-in-law, Buster Powell and Wayne Burrell; best friends, Minnie Dunn and Asielean Dowdell.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory are daughters, Brenda (Brenda) Shackelford. Juanita Allen, Candy Allen (Eric Browne) and Christine (Daniel) Bowers; sons, Victor (Marla) Allen, Kelvin Allen (Jackie Ricks), Curtis Barclay and Eric Allen; brothers, Raymond Williams and Sammy Williams; sister-in-law, Willie Ann Davis; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Georgia Mae also leaves behind her extended families who were very dear to her heart; the Allen family, the Barclay family, the Blash Family, the Bracy family, the Carter/Miller families, the Coates family, the Davis family, the Fields/Love families, the Fortson family, the Powell/Greer families, the Sadler family, the Thomas family, the Weems family and the Williams/Bufford families. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

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