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Dr William Kirk Allen, Jr
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Birth: May 2, 1920
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2007
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Dr. William Kirk Allen, 87, of High Point, NC, Pastor Emeritus of First Presbyterian Church in High Point, died Monday, September 3, 2007, at River Landing, NC. He was born in Greenville, SC, May 2, 1920, the son of William Kirk ALLEN and Katherine ALLEN.

Dr. ALLEN graduated from Furman University in SC and Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA and completed additional graduate work at Austin Presbyterian Seminary in Austin, TX, and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He began his career as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy, serving in California and Pearl Harbor, HI during World War II.

Ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1944, Dr. Allen served churches in West Virginia, Texas, and Tennessee before being called to serve First Presbyterian Church, High Point, NC, in 1967. He and his wife, Dorothy, led several groups on trips worldwide.

Survivors:
Wife of 64 years, Dorothy NABERS ALLEN
Son, Haddon Nabers ALLEN (Shelley WHITMAN ALLEN)
Son, William Kirk ALLEN, III (Lisa ALLEN)
Daughter, Judith ALLEN SMITH (Samuel George SMITH)
Daughter, Nancy ALLEN MacKENZIE (Donald G. MacKENZIE)
Grandson, Allen SMITH
Grandson, David ALLEN (Jennifer ALLEN)
Grandson, Zachary WHITMAN-ALLEN
Grandson, Emerie WHITMAN-ALLEN
Grandson, Anderson R. MacKENZIE
Grandson, Charles R. "Charlie" MacKENZIE
Granddaughter, Taylor MacKENZIE
Grandson, Harrison ALLEN
Granddaughter, Caroline ALLEN
Great Grandson, Fletcher ALLEN
Great Grandson, Campbell ALLEN
Sister, Mary Evelyn ALLEN STEELE

The funeral service for Dr. ALLEN was at 10:30 a.m. Friday September 7, 2007 at the First Presbyterian Church, High Point, NC. Burial was at Smyrna ARP Church Cemetery in Smyrna, SC.
 
 
Burial:
Smyrna ARP Church Cemetery
Smyrna
York County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Dave Neighbors
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
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