Shirley Ann Rankin Darwin Allen


Shirley Ann Rankin Darwin Allen, 74, of 804 Chesley Drive, Simpsonville, SC, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, in McCalls Hospice House, Simpsonville.

Wife of Thomas Allen, she was born in Gaffney, SC and was a daughter of the late Luther A. Rankin and Nettie Messer Rankin Blalock.

She was a Baptist and a retired technician for Alltel Telecommunications.

Surviving are: her husband, Thomas, of the home; son, Ricky Darwin (Sharon), of Inman, SC; daughters, Christine Allen, of Greenville, SC, Anjanette Darwin Harrell, of Mauldin, SC, and April Darwin Levine (David), of Kentucky; brothers, Albert Rankin, of Spartanburg, SC and Daniel Rankin, of Florida; sisters, Paula Douglas (Chip), of FL, and Dolores Pennington (Billy), of Gaffney; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Services are private.