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Delton Maxwell Allen
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Birth: 1950
Death: Mar. 6, 2009

DELTON MAXWELL ALLEN (Age 58) Of Piedmont, WV, residing in Silver Spring, MD peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, MD after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by grandmother, Lillian K. Washington; father, Adam A. Allen; mother, Lillian Pauline Allen and brother, Darrell D. Allen. Survived by brothers, Darnell (Lois) Allen, Marlon (Betty) Allen and Paul Dwight Allen; sisters, Diane Roach and Dorene Allen, all of Keyser/Piedmont, WV, Darlene Allen of Columbus, OH and Susan Miller of Charleston, WV; aunt, Delores Edmondson of Cleveland, OH and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Delton graduated in 1968 from Piedmont High School,Piedmont, WV. He later went on to receive his Associates degree in Business Development from Strayer University in Washington, DC. Delton joined the U.S. Peace Corps in 1980 and lived in Lesotho, South Africa for 15 years, working as an International Community Organizer. He later returned and worked for the Washington Post Newspaper for over 11 years where he received numerous awards of merit for his achievements. Most recently he was working for Gannett Healthcare Group in Falls Church, VA. Delton made his peace with God on January 14, 2009 and was prepared when God called him to come home. He leaves a legacy of love, compassion, courage and laughter for us to cherish. Family will receive friends on Friday, March 13, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Smith‘s Funeral Home, 85 S. Main St., Keyser, WV (304-788-3781). “Home Going” service will be on Saturday, March 14, 2009, 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 34 Jones St., Piedmont, WV (304-355-2089). Pastor Darin Allen officiating. Interment - Potomac Memorial Gardens, Limestone Rd, Keyser, WV. Contact information, Dorene Allen (304-788-6724) or (304-813-1934).Family will receive friends on Friday, March 13, 2009 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at Smith‘s Funeral Home, 85 S. Main St., Keyser, WV (304-788-3781). “Home Going” service will be on Saturday, March 14, 2009, 1 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 34 Jones St., Piedmont, WV (304-355-2089). Pastor Darin Allen officiating. Interment - Potomac Memorial Gardens, Limestone Rd, Keyser, WV. Contact information, Dorene Allen (304-788-6724) or (304-813-1934).
Published in The Washington Post on 3/12/2009 
 
Burial:
Potomac Memorial Gardens
Keyser
Mineral County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Rebecca Emmett
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
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Delton Maxwell Allen
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