Barbara Jean Allen, 73, of Sulphur Springs Road, Hiddenite, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Allen was born June 26, 1944, in Wilkes County, the daughter of the late Eugene Andrew Smith and Ocie Milam Smith James.
She had worked for Hospice Home Care as a CNA and was a member of Linney Grove Baptist Church. She loved crafts and especially flower arranging.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr.; a daughter, Ella Mae Allen Scott; a sister, Ella Mae Smith; and a brother, Greer Sams.
Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Richard Allen and wife Sherry of Hiddenite; grandchild, Courtney MaClain and husband Darrin; great-granddaughter, Rory Ellamae MaClain; son-in-law, Steve Scott; sister, Kathleen Davis of Marion; brother and sister-in-law, Richard B. and Virginia Joy Elder; brother and sister-in-law, Carl M. and Tina Allen; two brothers, Kenneth Smith and wife Gail of Yadkinville, and Eddie Junior Meadows of Kernersville; a number of nieces and nephews; two best friends, Peggy Johnson and Kathleen Franklin; and her pet, Buddy.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 27, 2018 at White Plains Baptist Church. Rev. Tony Daniels will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to: Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658; or White Plains Baptist Church, 2901 Hwy 90 East, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Allen Family.