Mr. John Paul Allen, Jr, of Leland, passed away Wednesday, October 21,
2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC.
John was born in Asheboro, NC, on September 26, 1941, the son of the late John P. and Ruby Jordan Allen. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ray McDaniel
He was a member of First Baptist of Leland. He was a graduate of Elon College and retired from North Brunswick High School after having taught
in Brunswick and Columbus County for 27 years.
Surviving besides his wife: Peggy Ann McDaniel Allen are a daughter, Katherine Hardie and husband Les; two sons, Keith Allen and wife Debbie, and John P. Allen III all Leland, NC; three sisters, Judy King and husband Vincent of Star, NC, Georgia Maness and husband Johnnie of Star, NC, and Linda Sue Overton and husband Buddy of Biscoe, NC, two sisters-in-law, Sandra Tilghman and husband Mike of Eustis, FL, Sylvia McDaniel of Greensboro, NC, a brother-in-law, Jay McDaniel and wife Brenda of Bennett, NC, three granddaughters, Sarah and Kameryn Hardie, Cameron Jackson, and a special friend, Wendy, nieces and nephews, Donna Pasour, Kelly Pasour, DeAnn Singleton, Abby Singleton, Xander Singleton, David Campbell, Chris McDaniel,and Jay McDaniel, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Leland, Leland, NC, at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 25, 2009, by the Rev. Dwight Jenkins.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.
Online condolences can be made at [email protected]
A service of Village Road Memorial Chapel, Leland, NC.