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Ruby Allen Obituary

Mrs. Ruby Katherine Harrill Allen, age 90, of 193 Ellenboro-Henrietta Road, Ellenboro, died Friday, January 28, 2005 at her residence.

A native of Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Marion Oscar and Bright Rockett Harrill. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, James Vernon Allen Sr. of the home; three sons: Alvin Allen of Spindale, George Allen of Sandy Mush and James Allen of Ellenboro; seven daughters: Nancy Frady of Charlotte, Judy Allen of Forest City, Deanna Dills of Sylva, Brenda McEntire of Rutherfordton, Sara Sheppard of Bostic, Hannah Jolley of Bostic and Kathy Houser of Cliffside; two brothers: Nelson Harrill of Greensboro and Hal Harrill of Charlotte; two sisters: Inez Blair of Greensboro and Pat Abrams of Charlotte; 21 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

Services will be 2pm, Monday, January 31, 2005 at Bethel Baptist Church, Ellenboro. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 5-8pm Sunday, January 30, 2005 at McKinney-Landreth Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Published online on 1/29/2005.