John Herman ‘Pete’ Allen

Published 2:03 pm Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Mr. John Herman “Pete” Allen, 93, formerly of US 64 East, Mocksville, died Friday, October 23, 2020, at Mocksville Senior Living.

He was born on Jan. 13, 1927 to the late Andrew and Sallie Stewart Allen. Mr. Allen retired form Lexington Furniture. He enjoyed working outdoors and loved animals. He always enjoyed driving his vehicles and smoking a cigar. Mr. Allen was a good neighbor and a loving husband, father and grandfather who especially enjoyed his grandkids.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Mary Elizabeth Cope Allen.

Survivors: 2 children, Ricky Allen (Dawn) of Mocksville and Nancy Allen Leaird (Herb) of Sumter, S.C.; 4 grandchildren, Erran Smith (Karma), Deana Carter (Nick), Jace Allen (Samantha) and John Brogdon (Brooke); and 9 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26 at Fulton United Methodist Church Cemetery in Advance with the Rev. Dustin James officiating.

Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Allen on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 2- 5 p.m. at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials : Fulton UMC, 3689 NC 801 S., Advance.