Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Monday May 4th, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
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Donnie AllenBenson, NC: Mrs. Donnie Hall Allen, age 83, of E. Hill Street passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The Allen Family will be holding a private graveside service at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Glenn McCullen and Dr. Don Sauls. Mrs. Allen was born in Bladen County on June 1, 1936 to the late Donnie Lee and Beachie Edwards Hall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie "L.E." Allen, Jr.; sisters, Margaret Allen and Mildred Woodard. Mrs. Allen owned and operated Kiddie Korner Daycare before she retired and was a member of the Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Surviving include her children, Donzie Allen and wife, Lisa Miranda of Gainsville, Florida, Sonja A. Vann and husband, Daryll of Benson; grandchildren, Megan Vann, Kayla Vann and fiancé, Dale Arnold, Tyler Allen, Cameron Allen; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Allen will be available for viewing, and you will be able to sign the register book on Monday, May 4, 2020 from 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson. The family will not be present during this time. Due to the current health concerns the family understands you are not able to join them for the graveside service. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated. The Graveside Service will be available for viewing on Monday evening on the funeral home’s website. www.roseandgraham.com Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC
Donzie & family, we are very sorry to learn of your loss. Bill & Liz Auman
Bill Auman May 11 2020 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Donnie Allen
Butch & Deborah Turner May 11 2020 12:00 AM
Donnie was a sweet lady who loved children. She will be missed but she leaves behind a legacy.
William Massengill May 5 2020 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you as you move forward during this difficult time.
Lauren Harrell, ERO May 4 2020 12:00 AM
You will be missed Chris and Connie Ellis
Chris and Connie Ellis May 4 2020 12:00 AM
Prayers and thoughts go out to Miss Donnie's family.Love,Earl and Debbie Williams
Earl and Debbie Williams May 4 2020 12:00 AM
Sonja and Donzie,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. Donnie will be missed by many people but now she is at peace in her new heavenly home. Your memories will always be with you.
Cheryl & Victor Johnson May 3 2020 12:00 AM
Thinking of you all at this time of loss. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by so many. Aunt Donnie will be sorely missed. she was a very special person and loved by everyone who knew her. Praying for the family.Love, Andy, Alma & Alex
Andy, Alma & Alex May 3 2020 12:00 AM
I was one of "Aunt Donnies" Kiddie Korner kids. She took such great care of all the kids and you knew she loved you. I remember my favorite meal she cooked was chicken and rice, green beans, and slice od bread. At 38 I still want it the same way. RiP Aunt Donnie give uncle LE and Aunt Geraldine a hug from me. Your love for the children helped me as I got older and became a preschool teacher. Praying for the family.Kecia Slaughter Applebaum
Kecia slaughter Applebaum May 2 2020 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Ms Donnie was a great day care provider for my daughter and I always knew she was ensured her kids developed and were ready for kindergarten. Such a sweet Christian lady.
Debbie Jones May 2 2020 12:00 AM