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Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Monday November 22nd, 2021
1:00pm - 1:45pm

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Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Monday November 22nd, 2021

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Jewel McLamb Allen

Dunn, NC: Mrs. Jewel McLamb Allen, age 96, of Davis Ave. passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Transitions Life Care in Raleigh surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be 2:00PM- Monday, November 22, 2021at the Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Jeff Johnson. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson.

Mrs. Allen was born on May 29, 1925 in Johnston County to the late L. Herbert and Eula Barbour McLamb Wiggs. She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jim” Allen; sister, Edna Smith Davis; brothers, Brantley McLamb and Rifton McLamb. Mrs. Allen graduated from Benson High School in 1942 and Hardbarger's Business College in Raleigh. She married James L. Allen in 1946 and lived in Alexandria, VA. Mrs. Allen worked for the North Carolina Department of Revenue in Raleigh and the Department of Defense, Ft. Belvoir, VA until her retirement in 1978. She and her husband returned to North Carolina and enjoyed many happy years together. She was a member of Westfield Baptist Church in Dunn, active in the Garden Club, and was a volunteer with Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital Auxiliary in Dunn.

Surviving are her son, James Kenneth Allen; grandsons, Brian M. Allen and William J. Allen; great-grandchildren, Kailey A. Allen and Jacob T. Allen; several nieces and nephews.

Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 5171 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 101 Raleigh, NC 27612.

Family will receive friends from 1:00PM to 1:45PM on Monday, November 22, 2021 prior to the service and other times at the home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com

Arrangement by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson.

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Our hearts go out to Ken and our extended family on the loss of his sweet mother, our precious Aunt Jewel. How wonderful she lived an incredibly long life… always giving and doing for others. Jewel was aptly named… she was a "jewel" and precious to all that knew her. May she "Rest In Peace" with Uncle Jim… but I'm sure they are dancing together in heaven.

Karen Wilson-Allen Nov 23 2021 10:59 AM

Jewel was a dear friend that was a part of my life from our days in Alexandria, VA. Our friendship continued as we moved to NC, with many visits and trips together. My sympathy to her family as she was a sweet, loving lady.

Shirley Owens Nov 22 2021 5:17 PM

Charles and I knew Jewel and Jim in the past as friends of Harold and Margaret Springer. We visited in their home and were always received so well. We also came to their 50th anniversary celebration. They were a lovely Christian couple.
Be assured of our prayers. Charles and Gloria Allard.

Gloria Allard Nov 22 2021 5:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jewel Allen

Ginger Hudson Nov 22 2021 2:15 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jewel Allen

Ernestine McLamb Gooch Nov 22 2021 1:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jewel Allen

Steven & Lori Moore Nov 22 2021 9:42 AM

So sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. Mrs. Allen was my Sunday School teacher in Virginia Hills 50+ years ago. I remember her fondly!

Jim McGinnis Nov 21 2021 5:35 PM

Sorry for your loss

Wilson Riley Nov 21 2021 1:06 PM

Our sympathies and thoughts are with all. She was a wonderful lady and always had a smile!

Kathy and Mike McCracken Nov 21 2021 10:19 AM

Mama, we will all miss you. We will keep your love and memories in our hearts for a lifetime.

Brian Nov 20 2021 8:09 PM

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