Welcome to the memorial page for

Bettye Jean Allen

July 1, 1946 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 71)

A homegoing celebration for Mrs. Bettye Jean Allen of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at Abundant Life Refuge Worship Center Tabernacle, 8117 N. 13th Street, Tampa, FL 33604, Dr. Curt L. McKay, Sr. Pastor as Eulogist and Elder Robert Davis, Officiating. The interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Bettye was born in Palatka, Florida to the late Theodore Jackson and Bertha Jackson on November 1, 1946. She was a member of Abundant Life Refuge Worship Tabernacle. Bettye enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her brothers, Horace, Eddie B., Ernest, Theodore, Ulysses, David and Jimmie Jackson; sisters, Thelma Harper and Juliette Jackson. She leaves to cherish her memories  a loving husband, George Allen; children, Pachetta Draft (Leonard), Neal Williams (Linda), Eric Williams (Tracey) and Samuel Williams; a host of grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; brother, Willie L. Jackson (Verdell); sisters, Barbara Gainey, Margaret McKay (Roger), Dorothy Edward and Roxanna Lloyd (Clifford); aunts, Lucy McCain and Addie Mae Jackson; a host of nieces, nephews and  cousins; special friends; and Abundant Life Refuge and Worship Tabernacle family. The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, November 18th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. for the service. 

 Service Information

November 17, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aikens Funeral Home
2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33610

Funeral Service
November 18, 2017

10:00 AM
Abundant Refuge Worship Tabernacle
8117 N. 13th Street
Tampa, FL 33604

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