GASTONIA - Arthur Lewis Allen Sr., 80, died May 3, 2009, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
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A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church.
Burial will be at Westview Gardens in Bessemer City.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service.
The Rev. David Lookadoo will be officiating.
He was a retired postmaster with the US Postal Service in Belmont, US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflect, Retired from 108th Army Training Unit of US Army Reserve, member of Evening Optimist Club and lifetime member of Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church, held many positions in the church and was former Scout Master for many years for Troop 313 at Bradley Memorial
Survivors include his wife, Anna Frances Jenkins Allen son Arthur Lewis "Chuck" Allen Jr. and wife Rita of Gastonia; daughter, Susan Allen Russell and husband Michael of Clover, S.C.; three grandchildren, Gray Friday, Mitchell Allen, Todd Allen; great-granddaughter, Aubree Claire Allen; one sister, Cornelia McCarver of Gastonia and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, sister Edith Norman and brother Joe Allen
Memorials may be made to Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church1425 W. Franklin Ave Gastonia, NC 28052,
3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 or Heart Society of Gaston County 220 E. Franklin Ave. Gastonia, NC 28052.
Email condolences to email@example.com attn: Allen family or sign a guest book at www.mem.com
Arrangements by Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia.
Carothers Funeral Home
312 West 2nd Ave
Gastonia, NC 280524093
Published in Gaston Gazette from May 4 to May 5, 2009