Rebecca ‘Lynn’ Allen

Published 8:34 am Monday, March 28, 2016

Rebecca “Lynn” Allen, 61, of Mocksville, died at her home surrounded by family following a lengthy illness, on Friday, March 25, 2016.

She was born Jan. 12, 1955, in Rowan County.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ella Mae Canter Smith of Advance, and Robert Lee Smith of Oklahoma, grandparents, William “Bill” Canter and Jeannie McDaniel Canter of Advance.

Survivors: her husband Dewey “Donnie” Allen Jr. of the home; daughters, Michelle Bennett (Dave) Laughlin of Hubert, Jenny Bennett (Jared) Eure of Clemmons; 2 step-children, Michelle Allen (Johnny) Lambert of Cooleemee, and Mitchell Allen; 6 grandchildren, Cassandra “Cassi” Reice, McConnell AFB, Wichita, Kan., Raheem Martin, Clemmons, Danielle Gibson, Hubert, Cody Martin and Caleb Martin, Clemmons, Tristin Gibson, Hubert; 2 step-grandsons, Tyler Lambert of Cooleemee, and Jae Eure of Clemmons; a sister, Cynthia Arlene (Mark) McClannon of Mocksville; 2 aunts; several nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at Bixby Presbyterian Church in Advance.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative Care Center, 377 Hospital St. 103, Mocksville.