James Frederick Allen(1925 - 2013)

FLAT ROCK-James Frederick Allen, 88 of Flat Rock, NC, died Nov. 6, 2013. Born 4/19/1925 to Herbert J. and Beatrice Champlin Allen, in Erie, PA; he was the second of nine children. In WWII he served as an Army medic; received his BA from Houghton College, and his MDiv from Wesley Theological Seminary. He served United Methodist churches in Western PA and updates NY.
Survivors include his wife Jean W. Allen and children Jeanne M. Allen, John M. Allen, Col. Jay T. Allen and wife Sandy, and James F. Allen Jr.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville, NC at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov 23, 2013. The Rev. James McKinley will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Red Cross or local Humane Society.

Published in The Times-News on Nov. 19, 2013