New Beginnings Food Outreach Inc.
In Loving Memory of
Our hearts are heavy from the loss of our dear friend!
MARCH 11, 1938 – AUGUST 28, 2019
Allen Hagin, age 81, of Acworth, peacefully passed away Thursday, August 28th 2019, in Marietta Georgia. He was born on March 11, 1938 in Augusta, Georgia, to the late Beryl and Helen Hagin. Allen had lived in the Kennesaw/Acworth area for a total of 58 years. A veteran of the United States Army, Allen was a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a BBA degree and The Lockheed Master’s Program. Allen retired after 32 years from Lockheed Martin as Director of Off-Site Plants. He dedicated 26 years of his retirement helping feed the hungry through the New Beginnings Community Food Bank in Bartow County. He also co-founded and directed Safety Net Recovery, a drug-and-alcohol transitional-living facility in Smyrna. Throughout his life Allen was an avid gardener, enjoyed playing golf, being a pilot, riding his motorcycle and was a musician. He was a member of Kennesaw First Baptist Church. Above all, he enjoyed spending quality time with his family. Allen is survived by his wife of 58 years Mary Helyn Hagin (Smathers); daughter Julee Hagin Schmidt and her husband Dr. Mark Schmidt of Roanoke, VA, and their children Lauren (Husband - Sam Jones), Michael and Ben; son Walter Hagin and his wife Donna of Kennesaw, and their children Cole, Joe Joe and Mary Carson; and son Taylor Hagin and his wife Caroline of Woodstock, and their children Alexx, Chloe and Sam Hagin, David, Grace and Cody (Wife - Kayla) and their son Chase Weiss, Allen's great-grand child; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral service to honor Allen will be held at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home on September 7 at twelve noon, with Dr. Perry Fowler, Kennesaw First Baptist church officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, September 6, between 4:00 o'clock and 8:00 o'clock in the evening and on Saturday two hours prior to the service. He will be laid to rest at Kennesaw City Cemetery immediately following the service. Reverend Dwight Holcomb will officiate the grave side service. The family would like to thank all of the staff, doctors and nurses at Kennestone WellStar Hospital and Tranquility Hospice for the wonderful care they gave Allen.
In Lieu of flowers, please donate to
New Beginnings Food Bank (7034 Glade Rd. SE Acworth, Ga. 30102)
or Safety Net Recovery (3656 Highlands Parkway SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082).