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Mr. Marion Allen, age 94 of Moravian Falls passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023 at his home.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, March 13, 2023 at New Hope Baptist Church in the Brushy Mtn. Community with Rev. Tom Vannoy, Rev. Richard Caudill and Rev. Trent Craven officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 Honor Guard and Masonic Rites by Liberty Lodge #45. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Marion was born September 21, 1928, in Crawford County, AR to Ernest and Minnie Belle Self Allen. He was a Navy Veteran serving in World War II and The Korean Conflict, He was a Deacon at New Hope Baptist Church, and a Mason at Liberty Lodge #45 in Wilkesboro, and was a Lifetime member at Liberty Lodge in Mountainburg, AR.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Shirley Ruth Anderson Allen, five sisters; Trella Reeves, Flora Beckett, Frances Provence, Jane Parr, Jewel Ray, four brothers; Clarence Allen, Carl Allen, Harold Allen, and Howard Allen.
He is survived by three daughters; Donna Allen Poole and husband John of Moravian Falls, Helen Allen Craven and husband Todd of Wilkesboro, April Allen Jarvis and husband Jason of Watkinsville, GA, seven grandchildren; Robert Poole and wife Sarah, Rodney Poole, Emily Poole, Timothy Poole, Rev. Trent Craven, Aeryn Jarvis, Edyn Jarvis, five great-grandchildren; Linxton Poole, Lachlan Poole, Elle Poole, Liam Gibbs, Braxton Gibbs.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 9134 Brushy Mtn. Road, Moravian Falls, NC 28654, or Gideons International Wilkes North Camp, PO Box 1791, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.
Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com.
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Gideon's International North Camp
PO Box 1791, North Wilkesboro NC 28659
New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery Fund (Moravian Falls)
9134 Brushy Mtn. Road, Moravian Falls NC 28654