The Chattahoochee Valley Times
Date: Wednesday, October 5, 1938
R. WARNER ALLEN
Fairfax Merchant passes
Death came unexpectedly last Friday night to Ralph Warner Allen, 48, one of the best-liked men in Fairfax and the entire Valley. Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon from the Baptist church, The Revs. W. A. Smith and B. W. Middlebrooks, officiating.
Mr. Allen had been up all day Thursday, attending to his usual business duties. When he went to bed Thursday night he was not feeling well, but his condiction was not regarded as being serious. It is understood that he died of acute indigestion.
Born at Bacon Level, in Reandolph county, Mr. Allen moved to Fairfax 18 years ago, and was engaged in general merchandising and farming at the time of his death. Of a generous nature, unselfish and friendly to everyone, he was loved by a large group of friends. The funeral was attended by hundreds of people in Fairfax and from surrounding communities.
The Woodmen had charge of the burial services, intrment being in the Fairfax Cemetery. Schnedl-Jones were in charge of arrangements.
Surviving are the widow and one 12 year old son, Ralph; and three brothers, Vernon A. and O. C., Allen of Fairfax; Steve Allen of LaGrange.
Mary Jim Chewning Allen (1897 - 1955)*
Ralph Warner Allen (1925 - 1983)*
Woodmen of the World
Plot: Sec Old, Lot 201, Plot 2
Created by: Bennie Gross
Record added: Sep 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30107979