Obituary of Gail Marie Allen
Ms. Gail Marie Allen, 78, of Atlantic City, NJ, passed away December 16, 2018, in Egg Harbor City, NJ. She was born July 5, 1940, to George A. Allen and Ethel Mae Taylor.
Gail's parents relocated to Atlantic City, where she graduated from Atlantic City High School. Gail then relocated to Philadelphia and attended the John F. Kennedy Area Vocational Technical School. Gail was an avid dancer. She joined Pinkey Roberts and his Au-Go-Go Rebellion appearing at the Jet Set Bar and Lounge, The Wonder Gardens and the Paradise Lounge in Philadelphia.
Gail returned to Atlantic City where she Gail trained in several casino games and worked as a dealer, a food service worker in the Atlantic City school system and lastly as a clerk under the senior citizen's program with the office of Welfare and Social Services.
Gail was predeceased by: parents, George A. Allen and Ethel M. (Taylor) Tunstall; stepfather, Arthur Tunstall; siblings, Marion, Betty, Mildred, Melvin, Henry and George A. Allen, Jr.; and stepsister, Katherine Reynolds.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: sister, Gloria McKinnon; nieces, Dawn McKinnon, Loritha (George) Hines, Tanya (Jerome) Langford; nephew, Henry "Chuck" (Elizabeth) Allen and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends.
Funeral services will be 11AM, Thursday, December 27, 2018, Union Baptist Temple, Pennsylvania & Drexel Avenues, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 9AM.
Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.