MOUNT AIRY — Mr. William E. Allen, 98, of Mount Airy, passed away at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. He was born in Habersham County, Ga., on June 5, 1915, to the late William Ernest Allen Sr. and Martha Elizabeth Cash Allen. Mr. Allen was the owner and president of Barber-Allen Hosiery Mill, Allen Hosiery Mill, and Infant Bootee Mill in Mount Airy. He is survived by three children, Gail, Ann, and Andy; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl, and son Bobby. All services will be private. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.