|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1929|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 2007|
Chester Lee "Chink" Allen, 77, of Murphy died Monday (April 9, 2007) at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, he was the son of the late Luther Wilde and Edith Fair Allen and the step-son of Annie Mae Allen. He was the husband of the late Patricia Ann Moore Allen. He had worked for several years for Vincent Stiles Feed Store and later for Stiles Grocery Store and Furniture Store. He was a member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jim Allen; a daughter, Janie Allen; and two brothers, Luther Edward Allen and Walter Felix Allen.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Ann "Crickett" Brown and Mary Helen Allen both of Asheville; three sons, Paul Douglas "Yogi" Allen of Andrews, and Raymond dward "Tootie" Moore and John Robert "Satch" Allen both of Murphy; nine sisters, Judy Colbert, Selma Jackson, Betty Colbert, Mattie Ann Brown, Ruby Allen, Zulia Mae Allen, and Beverly Allen
all of Murphy, Margaret Moore of Fontana, CA, and Evelyn Colbert of Compton, CA; six brothers, Johnny Allen of
A n d r e w s , Martin Allen and Preston Allen both of
Commerce, GA, Frank Allen of Columbus, GA, Charles Allen of
Fontana, CA, and Steve Owen of Murphy; 14 grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Aug 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21011556