|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1925|
|Death: ||Jul. 11, 1996|
CHERRYVILLE - Mrs. Marisel D. Allen 71, of 801 Woodhaven Dr. died July 11, 1996, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.
Funeral is 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Daniel Featherstone and the Rev. Perry Holleman officiating. Burial is in City Memorial Cemetery. The body will lie in state 30 minutes at the church. The family is at the residence.
Born March 8, 1925, in Gaston County, she was daughter of the late Enoch Martin Devine and Lola Bryte Whitworth Devine. Mrs. Allen was a member of First Baptist Church, the Adult Choir and the Senior Samaritans, and was employed with Medical Center Pharmacy for 25 years.
Survivors include her husband, William Franklin ''Bill'' Allen Sr. of the home; sons, William Franklin Allen Jr. and wife, Nancy, and Tommy Allen and wife, Renee, all of Cherryville; daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie A. and Doug Metcalf of Winston-Salem; brother, Hilbert Devine; and sisters, Mrs. Nancy Moss and Mrs. Ruby Phillips, all of Cherryville; and nine grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 301 E. First St., Cherryville, NC 28021.
Carpenter's Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge.
Obituary published in The Charlotte Observer on July 13, 1996.
Enoch M. Devine (1891 - 1963)
Lola Whitworth Devine (1894 - 1991)
William Franklin Allen (1924 - ____)
Note: Wife of William Franklin Allen
Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Brenda Kale Ballard
Originally Created by: Jan Heavner
Record added: Jul 14, 2008
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