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Ruth Davis Allen

January 20, 1922 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 98)

Obituary

Ruth Davis Allen, 98, passed away on Friday March 13, 2020.  She was born in Pickens, SC, daughter of the late Charlie and Susan H. Davis.  She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Allen Sr., 4 sisters Lois Ellenburg, Vallie Mae McDaniel, Louise Bates, Mary Elizabeth Davis, 3 brothers J.D. Davis, Earl Davis and Charles Davis.  Mrs. Allen  graduated from Anderson College (University) in 1942. She worked at Lucia Elementary and later at Pinewood Elementary in Mount Holly. She was a member of New Covenant United Methodist Church in Lucia.

She is survived by her son Vernon Leroy  (Lee) Allen and wife Donna of Gastonia, 2 grandchildren Will Allen and Sydney Allen. 2 sister in laws Evelyn Davis and Martha Jean Davis and numerous nieces and nephews.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Allen will be held 1:00pm Tuesday March 17, 2020 at the New Covenant United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 11:45-12:45 prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be made to New Covenant United Methodist Church, 14514 Lucia Riverbend Highway, Mount Holly, NC 28120.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 17, 2020

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
New Covenant United Methodist Church
14514 Lucia Riverbend Hwy
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
March 17, 2020

1:00 PM
New Covenant United Methodist Church
14514 Lucia Riverbend Hwy
Mount Holly, NC 28120

Private Interment

New Covenant Church Cemetery
Stanley Lucia Road
Mount Holly, NC 28120

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