The Newnan Times-Herald


Shirley Jean Bunn Allen

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Aug. 14, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Shirley Jean Bunn Allen

The Newnan Times-Herald

Shirley Jean Bunn “Memaw” Allen, 81, of Newnan, widow of Julian Allen died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Piedmont Healthcare Newnan.

Born in Gay, January 20, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Martha Crews Bunn.  

She was retired from Kason after many years of service. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by a brother, Willie Fred Bunn.  

Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Congo of Newnan; a son, Donald “D.J.” Allen of Breman; grandchildren, Kristy Boynton and Marcie Vinnacombe and husband Ken, all of Newnan; three great-grandchildren, Maya Witherspoon, Jacob Vinnacombe and Johannah Vinnacombe; two sisters, Eva Petty of Valdosta and Pat Pugh of Millport, Ala.; a brother, David Bunn of Sharpsburg; and several nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street in Newnan.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of choice.

For online condolences please visit

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.