A tribute published in the pages of The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, July 1, 1965
Entered into eternal rest Wednesday, June 30, 1965
Mrs. Ethel D. Allen
Mrs. Ethel Davis Allen, 58, widow of V. Atlas Allen, of 117 Summitt Ave., died at her home Wednesday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Caraleigh Baptist Church. The Rev. S.D. Morgan, pastor, and the Rev. Johnny New will officiate. Burial will be held in Good Hope Congregational Christian Church cemetery on Rt. 1, Youngsville. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Gladys Stancil of Jacksonville, Mrs. Elizabeth Lee of Raleigh, and Mrs. Mary Joyce Lucas of Appomattox, Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Cora Finch, Mrs. Ovie Lowery and Mrs. Mary Allen, all of Raleigh; two brothers, Bruce Davis of Wake Forest, and Otis Davis of Franklinton; and five grandchildren. Pallbearers:James B. Perry, William Davis, Charlie Davis, Spencer Lowery, Lynn Lowery, and Vernon Phillips.