Salem Funeral Home, Main Street Chapel
120 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Wednesday, Jul 11, 2012
May 31, 1926 - Jul 09, 2012
Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, NC
Lester Jacob Allen, 86, of Winston-Salem passed away Monday July 9, 2012 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Mr. Allen was born in Forsyth County to Lester and Thelma Nicks Allen on May 31, 1926.
Mr. Allen was a member of Salem Baptist Church and had worked as a mechanic for Central Carolina Motors and retired from Frolick Cadillac Company. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Goodman Allen; a daughter, Patricia Ann Allen; and his brother, Gray Allen.
He is survived by a daughter, Beth Stowe and husband, David and one grandson, Jacob Stowe all of Winston-Salem.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 11 at Salem Funeral Home Main Street Chapel with Rev. Floyd Boles and Rev. Pat Ray officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park with military rites by VFW Memorial Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Salem Baptist Church at 429 S. Broad St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
Penny Ford Shepherd
May God wrap His loving arms around you, David and Jacob and give you peace that only comes from knowing Him. I have always thought a lot of your family and am saddened with your loss(es). I will be praying for you and your family.
Dear Beth and family,
Our prayers are with you during this time. We have thought so much of you and your family.
Billy and Deborah lashmit
Beth,David and jacob
We are sorry for your loss of Mr. Allen. He will be missed very much when the times I come home from work and he is sitting in the garage and waves at me and smiles with joy. We all know he is in the Lord's hands and with the family. God bless all.
Billy and Deborah
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