Mary Catherine Allen, 72, sang with Sweet Adelines International

Mary Catherine Allen
Mary Catherine Allen

Mary Catherine Allen, 72, of Virginia Beach, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019.

Born in Norfolk, she worked for the City of Virginia Beach as a school bus driver for over 30 years. She was a longtime member, deacon and sang in the choir at the Discovery Church. She also sang with the Sweet Adelines International Virginia Coast Chapter.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Allen Sr.; and father, William Holifield.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Juanita Dawn Walsh, and her husband, Adam; sons, Allan Ray Allen Jr., and his wife, Julie, and Christopher Allen Sr.; mother, Pauline Holifield; sister, Darlene Kennemer, and her husband, Larry; boyfriend, Paul E. Stanley; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was a loving grandmother.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 24, at Discovery Church, 4881 Euclid Road, Virginia Beach. A memorial service will follow at noon at the church.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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