August 8, 2008
Mr. Jack Sidney Allen, age 79 of 813 Jackson Terrace died Friday (August 8, 2008) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Monday at Emmanuel Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Eugene Ussery. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
A native of Snow Camp he was a son of the late Maurice and Ocie Crutchfield Allen. He and his wife Sylvia grew up in Alamance County and in 1963 moved to Oak Island and lived there until they moved to Moore County in 1990. Mr. Allen was a retired bulding contractor and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: a brother Thomas Allen and a son Terry Allen.
He is survived by: his wife Sylvia Putnam Allen; daughters Jacqueline Terry and husband Donald of Sanford, Tara Davis and husband Rembert of Timmonsville, SC; son Jimmy Allen of Oak Island; Step-children Cynthia Coble of Burlington and friend J.D. Coble of Haw River, Terrie Ragan and husband Ronnie of Chapel Hill, Todd Combs and wife Trish of Jonas Ridge; sisters Mary Florence Stout and husband Harry of Snow Camp, Faye Dart of Pittsboro; brother J.H. Allen and wife Ann of Snow Camp; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage, NC 28327 or Carthage Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 635, Carthage, NC 28327.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is assisting the Allen family. Online condolences may be made at www.fryandprickett.com.