Clyde Allen Sr.

Feb 08, 2017

Clyde Calvin Allen Sr., 89, of Waynesville, husband of the late Bessie Mae Mathis Allen, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, in Mount Pleasant, SC. His funeral service will be held graveside Friday, February 10, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Clyde, at 2 p.m.

Clyde was born July 4, 1927, in Canton, son of the late Thomas Ben Allen and Lucy Hawkins Allen. He was a machinist with Champion Papers International. He was a member of Hazelwood Baptist Church.

He is survived by his only son, Clyde Calvin Allen Jr. (Marianne), of Mount Pleasant, SC; three grandchildren, Allison Allen, Alexis Bednar and Matthew Allen; two great-grandchildren, Raomi and Miles Bednar; and one of his eight siblings, Jerry L. Allen, of North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hazelwood Baptist Church, 265 Hazelwood Ave., Waynesville, NC 28786.

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