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Jay F Allen
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1930
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 2014
Catawba County
North Carolina, USA

Lenoir, NC- Mr. Jay F. Allen, age 83, of Lenoir, passed away on Thursday, January 02, 2014 at the Frye Regional Hospital in Hickory.

Born March 2, 1930 in Caldwell County, Jay was a son of the late Lloyd and Inez Taylor Allen. Jay was a member of the Central Baptist Church and was a retired school teacher. He served as a medic in the United States Army and served in Germany. Jay enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling and liked to invent things. He was a co-owner of the House of Arts & Crafts here in Lenoir. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Keith Allen and a brother, Ray Allen.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Toye Allen of the Home; a daughter and son in law, Dawn Allen Sullivan, husband James "Jim", of Hudson; a sister, Faye McMillan of Columbia, SC; 7 grandchildren, James C. Sullivan III, wife Jaime, of Gastonia, Joseph Andrew Sullivan, wife Judith, of Williamsburg, VA, Dr. Anna Marie Overby, husband Nicholas, of Holly Springs, NC , John Paul Sullivan, wife Deidre, of Reidsville, NC, and Roxy Rinehardt, husband Jeremy of Hickory, NC; Sierra Layhew, husband Phillip, of Hickory, NC and Elizabeth Allen of Roan Mountain, TN; Jay is also survived by 10 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives.

A celebration of Jay's life will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Service with Pastor John Jernigan officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences can be sent to the Allen family at

Evans Funeral Service and Crematory of Lenoir are serving the Allen family. 
Family links: 
  Lloyd Edward Allen (1905 - 1988)
  Inez Taylor Oxentine (1906 - 1968)
  Ray Edward Allen (1924 - 1976)*
  Faye Allen MacMillan (1927 - 2014)*
  Jay F Allen (1930 - 2014)
  Clay Herbert Allen (1934 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Blue Ridge Memorial Park
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Fountain 2C
Record added: Jan 05, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 122780192
Jay F Allen
Jay F Allen
Jay F Allen
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