On Thursday September 20, 2007; Our Lord and Savior opened his arms and welcomed his daughter IRENE D. ALLEN, to come home and be with him for her eternal rest. Irene's memories are cherished by her loving and devoted husband, Edward Allen; four children, Angela Baxter, Andrew Gibson, Chenita Harris, and Byron Gibson and nine grandchildren, Tamika Rogers, Meghan Williamson, Anthony Wiliamson Jr., Adonis Baxter, Aubrey Harris, Selena Gibson, Savannah Gibson, Phoenix Gibson and Laila Gibson. One sister, Essie Hammond, two sons in law, Everette Baxter and Chaka Harris, eight step-children, Mary Oliver, Harry Allen, William Allen, Shirley Costley, Charles Allen, George Allen, Greg Allen and Michael Allen and a host of sisters in law, nieces, nephews and other relatives. On Monday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore National Pike, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday Mrs. Allen will lie instate, at St. Veronica Roman Catholic Church, 806 Cherry Hill Road, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. with funeral services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.