BLACKSBURG, S.C. - Mr. Lawrence Lee Allen, 79, of 7983 N. Mountain St., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 22, 2008, at home.
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Born in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Baxter Lee Allen and Pearl Shuford Allen and husband of Sara Huskey Allen. Mr. Allen was a veteran of the U. S. Army and was retired from the textile industry. He was a Mason with Buffalo Lodge 202. Mr. Allen was also a member of the VFW and was a volunteer with the Blacksburg Fire Department for 50 years. He was a member of Mount Paran Baptist Church.
A brother, Joe Allen preceded him in death.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a son, Dana Allen and wife, Mary Pat, of Blacksburg; two brothers, Jack Allen and wife, Lucille, of Blacksburg and Bob Allen and wife, Shirley, of McConnells, S.C.; and two grandchildren, David Allen and Heather Allen.
The family will be at the residence.
Funeral: Saturday, May 24 at 1 p.m. at Blakely Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation: The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Burial: Frederick Memorial Gardens
Officiated by: Dr. Charles Moss
Memorials: Mount Paran Baptist Church, 105 Mount Paran Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702 or Meals On Wheels, P. O. Box 1886, Gaffney, SC 29342.
Funeral home: Blakely Funeral Home
Online condolences: www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Published in Shelby Star from May 23 to May 24, 2008