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Subject: [YANCEY-L] Rebecca Yancey Allen
Date: 4 Dec 2001 10:38:27 -0700
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Rebecca Yancey Allen, 88, formerly of Salisbury, died Friday (May 11, 2001) at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home, Leland, NC.
Born April 9, 1913, in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Rachel Mauney and Richard Baker Yancey. She was educated in the Salisbury City Schools and at Sullins College in Bristol, Va.
She was employed by Stanback Co., Imperial Life Insurance Co. and the Soil Conservation for several years before retiring.
She was a life-long member of First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. She was president of the Susan Wesley Bible Sunday School Class and also served as treasurer of the class. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels and the Friendship House.
Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Allen Jr., on May 11, 1985.
Survivors include a son, William Edward Allen III, Oak Island, NC, and three grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev Thomas Griffis, senior minister. Entombment will be at Rowan Memorial Park.
Visitation: 7:30-9 p.m. Monday at Summersett Funeral Home.
Memorials: First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St. , Salisbury, NC 28144.