Clara Smith Allen 82, of Wilmington, NC died on Christmas Eve Saturday December 24, 2022 at her home with her family at her side.
Clara was born in Whiteville, NC on July 22, 1940 the daughter of the late Haney Smith and Elvie Smith and was retired Secretary of Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church. Her and her husband were married in 1976 and had taken in 40 cruises on Carnival Cruise Line was was already making plans for another cruise in 2023. She was proud of her Diamond Status with the cruise line.
Surviving are her husband of 45 years Myron “MH” Allen children Charles Afton; Debra Afton; Cynthia Ward; Teresa Afton; Robert Allen and Glenn Allen.
A memorial service is planned for 11:00 AM Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church.
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