Frankie Nelson Allen

September 9, 1952 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 69)

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Mrs. Frankie Nelson Allen, 69, of Okatie, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at her residence in Okatie, South Carolina. She was the sister of Mrs. Shirley Camacho and Mrs. Cathleen Beaton Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Funeral Home of Ridgeland. We welcome you to provide your thoughts and memories on our tribute wall.


The Walkthrough for Mrs. Frankie Nelson Allen will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, @ St. Luke Baptist Church, 3048 Snake Road, Ridgeland, South Carolina from 6 PM to 7 PM. A mask will be mandatory! The Graveside Service will be Saturday, January 15, 2022, @ The Low Bottom Cemetery @ 12 Noon, Mask will be mandatory!

Frankie Mae (Jayne) Nelson Allen, was born on September 9, 1952, to the Late Deacon Richard and Deaconess Hannah Brown-Nelson.
Very early on during her life’s journey Jayne accepted the Lord Jesus Christ and became a member of St. Luke Baptist church. Jayne loved her church and church family and served in several capacities; Assistant Secretary, President of Pastor’s Aide Society, Finance Committee, Chairperson of Cleaning Building Committee, and a Choir member. Jayne, loved to sing and praise the Lord. Whenever, she led a song her booming voice would resonate throughout the sanctuary. On any given Sunday, you would find her in church assisting or opening prayer services.
Frankie (Jayne) was educated in Beaufort and Jasper County Public Schools. After graduating, Class of 1970, she completed a stint in the United States Army. Returning home she gained employment as a Presser, at The Taylor Shop for over Thirty years on Paris Island in Beaufort, SC, and remained there until retirement.
Jayne was known for her kind spirit and infectious laugh.
On Thursday night, January 6, 2022, she heard the voice of Jesus say “You have fought a good fight, the battle is over; well done my faithful servant come and take your rest” 
Frankie (Jayne) was preceded in death by her parents Deacon Richard, Sr. and Deaconess Hannah Brown-Nelson; late husband Columbus Allen and a brother Douglas Bryan; godfather, Frank Brown, Sr.
Frankie (Jayne) leaves to cherish her memories; two brothers, Richard Nelson, Jr. of Nashville, TN, and Donald Bryan of Upstate New York; four sisters, Shirley Camacho-Keith of Bluffton, SC; Carolyn Conway of Las Vegas, NV; Kathleen Beaton of Beaufort, SC; and Senguita Anissa (Benjamin) Green of Bluffton, SC; four nieces, and eight nephews; a loving godmother, Mag Mike of Savannah, GA, one god sister, Anne Campbell of Lady’s Island, SC, two god daughters; Samona Nelson of Ridgeland, SC and Gracie Mitchell of Okatie, SC and a host of loving family members and friends. Special friend Mr. Tommie Morrison.

Here at Allen Funeral Home, we care about your safety. We ask that everyone please follow ALL of DHEC guidelines in regards to COVID-19.
Please actively practice social distancing (6-feet apart) and wear your mask at ALL times during the Allen Funeral Home services.           

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January 14, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Luke Baptist Church
3048 Snake Rd.
Ridgeland, South Carolina 29936

Graveside Service
January 15, 2022

12:00 PM
Low Bottom Cemetery
Low Bottom
Ridgeland, SC 29936

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