Earnest Weldon Allen

Published 6:18 am Monday, October 30, 2023

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Mr. Earnest Weldon Allen, 94, of the Cornatzer Community, entered his heavenly home Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023 at his home.  He was surrounded by his loving family and caregivers.

Weldon was born Jan. 8, 1929 to the late Ernest Vaden and Nettie Dell Kersh Allen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean Conflict as a gunner’s mate. Weldon had worked for Northwest Dairy Equipment and Snow Electric. He was a faithful member of Cornatzer Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife and best friend of 71 years, Annie Ruth Frye Allen; a grandson, Lucas Grubbs; and sisters, Lenora Freeman, Dorothy Cooper, and Sadie Williams.

His memory will be cherished by: daughters, Yvonne Reavis (Eddie) and Dena Grubbs (Steve); grandchildren, Amber Livengood King, Jamie Livengood Hubbard (Luke), Allen Livengood (Paula), Katelyn Grubbs Craver (Zachary); great-grandchildren, Dale Hanes, Tristan Hanes, Taylor Godbey, Alyssa Godbey, Hailey Livengood, Gabe Livengood, Coen Craver, “Annie” Craver, and Eleanor Craver; great-great-grandchildren, London Stewart, Aubree Hanes, and Colton Parks; and a brother, Jack Allen.

A funeral family service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Cornatzer Baptist Church, with Rev. Johnny Nunley and Rev. Ottis Hurst officiating. The service will be available to view on the funeral home website. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military graveside honors. The family invites friends to visit with them from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for: Cornatzer Baptist Church, 1372 Cornatzer Road, Mocksville, NC 27028, Memo: Building Fund.

Online condolences: www.lambertfuneralhomenc.com.