April 1, 1935 - December 31, 2010 Resided in Elkin, NC
Elkin Attorney William Marion Allen Jr., age 75 of 115 North East Circle Drive, Elkin, passed away Friday, December 31, 2010 at Twelve Oaks Assisted Living Facility in Mt. Airy. Mr. Allen was born in Surry County on April 1, 1935 to the late William Marion Allen Sr. and Cynthia Bethea Allen. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elkin and also served in the United States Air Force. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Cynthia Allen Duncan. He is survived by his wife, Sheldon Day Allen, of the home, daughters, Lynn Burnette and husband Dennis, Michelle Vogler and husband Jonathan, Kay Smith, Diane Allen Rogers, Cynthia Allen Harvey, and Patricia Allen Grider, two sons, Mark Simmons, and William Marion Allen III, sister, Mary Elizabeth Wood, also two nephews and two nieces.
A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, 3:00 p.m. January 1, 2011 at Hollywood Cemetery in Elkin, by Rev. Danny Dodds, the family will receive friends at Johnson Funeral Home from 2:00 to 2:45 prior to graveside. Johnson Funeral Home of Elkin is serving the Allen family.