Thelma M. Allen, 59

MAY 10, 1952-MARCH 17, 2012

March 19, 2012

Thelma Mae “Peachy” Allen, 59, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, March 17, 2012, at her home in Hagerstown.

Born May 10, 1952, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Harold J. and Evelyn (Bowers) McClanathan. She was the wife of 24 years to Andrew William Allen of Hagerstown, whom she married Dec. 14, 1987.

Peachy was a homemaker who had a passion for cooking. She expressed her love for others by celebrating every special occasion and holiday with her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, Peachy is survived by two sisters, Nancy L. McCauley and Bonnie Massey, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, Jay McClanathan of Roscoe, Mont., and Teddy R. McClanathan of Hagerstown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Peachy was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda D. McClanathan and Naomi J. McClanathan; and one brother, Kevin L. McClanathan.

Peachy’s Celebration of Life service will be 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Leon Powell will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at the funeral home.  

The Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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