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Ronald Allen Obituary

Ronald “Ron-Boy” Allen

Kings Mountain – Mr. Ronald “Ronnie” Allen, 39,of 108-1 Ezra Road, formerly of Casar, passed away Saturday, February 14, 2004, at 106 Old Stagecoach Road, Lawndale. He was born in Cleveland County on November 17, 1964 to the late Johnny Hugh Allen and to Mary Ledbetter Swafford of Shelby.

Mr. Allen was formerly employed by the Nissan Dealership in Shelby and attended Trinity Church of the Living God in Kings Mountain.

In addition to his mother he is survived by a stepfather, Pete Swafford of Shelby; two daughters, Christy Allen of Shelby and Amanda Edwards of Kings Mountain; three brothers and their wives, Hugh Lee & Tammy Allen of Kings Mountain, Charles & Barbara Allen of Shelby and John Paul & Lisa Allen of Casar; five sisters, Bunie Boheler of Bostic, Alberta Hoppes of Ellenboro and Vangie Ledbetter, Pauline Lankford and Barbara Jo Mauney all of Shelby; and numerous nephews and nieces.

In addition to his father Mr. Allen was preceded in death by a brother, Thurman Allen, and a sister, Ann Ledbetter.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, February 17, at 2:00 PM in Stamey Funeral Home Chapel in Fallston with Cynthia Skinner officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery in Casar.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday, February 16, from 5:30 until 7:30 PM.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1820 East Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28204.
Published online on 2/15/2004.