ALLEN EUGENE C. ALLEN Peacefully on Thursday, March 31, 2010 at the Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, MD. Born in Buckingham, VA on July 14, 1919 to the late Kate Allen Tapscott. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 65 years, Helene A. Allen and his brother, Geater Allen. Survived by loving son, Charles E. Allen (Ortaciana) of Washington, DC; grandchildren, Charles "Chucky" Jr., Dionne and Che Allen of Washington, DC; step-grandchildren, Kimel Dixon and Enrique Barnes of Washington, DC; step-great-grandchildren, Courtney Proctor, Enrique "Deuce" Williams, Ejai Barnes and Micah Dixon. Also survived by cherished sister-in-law, Theola East of Silver Spring, MD; a multitude of beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. On Thursday, April 8, 2010, the family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. at Greater First Baptist Church, 2701 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009. Interment Rock Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to any Haitian Relief Fund. Arrangements by MCGUIRE.
Published in The Washington Post from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2010