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 Jay F Allen

Jay F Allen

Birth
Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 2 Jan 2014 (aged 83)
Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
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Memorial ID 122780192 · View Source
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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 www.evansfuneralservice.com.

Evans Funeral Service and Crematory of Lenoir are serving the Allen family.


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  • Created by: BRADLEY INGELS
  • Added: 5 Jan 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 122780192
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jay F Allen (2 Mar 1930–2 Jan 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 122780192, citing Blue Ridge Memorial Park, Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by BRADLEY INGELS (contributor 47427212) .