Harbert E “Harb” Allen

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Harbert E “Harb” Allen

  • Birth 20 May 1922 Klondike, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 24 May 2004 Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 42953003


Shaft — Harbert E. "Harb" Allen, 82, of Shaft, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at his home.

Born May 20, 1922, in Klondike, he was the son of the late James Allen and Christine (Patterson) Allen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nellie (Drew) Allen; five brothers and two sisters.

"Harb" was employed for thirty years at the Allegany County Court House. He was Methodist by faith. He served in the Army during World War II and was stationed in Okinawa.

He is a member of the American Legion Post 24 and the Shaft Volunteer Fire Dept., Co. 17.

Surviving are his son, Dale E. Allen, Vale Summit; his daughter, Eileen Joy, Cumberland; two grandchildren, Tisha Lloyd and husband Gunnery Sgt. Lance Lloyd, Camp LeJune, Jacksonville, N.C. At present, Gunnery Sgt. Lloyd is serving in Marcent Dibouti, The Horn of Africa, and Stuart Joy and wife Lori, Cumberland; five great-grandchildren, Draven Joy, Trenton Joy, Lance Lloyd II, Ashley Lloyd and Joshua Lloyd; and one sister, Franciene Yates, Carlos.

Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. The Shaft Volunteer Fire Dept., Co. 17 will hold a service at the funeral home on Friday at 1:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. T. William Preston officiating. The American Legion 24 Honor Guard will then have the military rites.

His body will then be cremated. Inurnment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Cumberland Times-News

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  • Created by: Joe Mckenzie
  • Added: 10 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42953003
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harbert E “Harb” Allen (20 May 1922–24 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42953003, citing Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Joe Mckenzie (contributor 46854853) .