Frances Allen Thomson

May 22, 2014

1936 — 2014

REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA — Frances Allen Thomson, 78, of Redondo Beach, California, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, at her residence.  She was born in Buncombe County March 2, 1936, to the late Robert Reeves Allen of Hazelwood and late Fannie Ferguson of Swannanoa. She is retired from Western Memorial Service Corporation in Inglewood, California, with 34 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, David Allen, and sister, Sheila Allen Rohrer.

She is survived by her step-mother, Irene Allen, of Hazelwood; six brothers; John (Mary Ellen) Allen, of Hazelwood, Melvin Allen, Albert (Judy) Allen, Bobby Gene Allen, Gary (Connie) Allen, all of Waynesville, and Robert (Anna) Allen, of Sylva; two sisters, Mary (Ron) Shook, and Linda (Carl) Reece, also of Waynesville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at the Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Providence Trinity Foundation, 5315 Torrance Blvd, Suite B1, Torrance, CA 90503.