Source:3 April 2006 Daily Southerner newspaper, Tarboro, NC
WALTER L. ALLEN JR. Walter “June” Lee Allen Jr., 62, died Friday, March 31, 2006.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Leggett Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery Gardens.
Allen is survived by his wife, Francis P. Allen of the home; three sons, Calvin Avent of Rocky Mount, Greg Allen of Dunbar and Marvin Allen of Medoc; his father, Walter Allen and mother Mary Lena Allen, both of Leggett; three stepsons, Roosevelt Pettaway of Wilson, Herbert Pettaway of Philadelphia, Pa., and Gary Pettaway of Tarboro; four stepdaughters, Marie Harris of Chesapeake, Va., Mary Francis Astroph of Portsmouth, Va., Carlenia “Jackie” Jackson of Yorktown, Va., and Monique Ransome of Wilson; two brothers, Willie Lee Bullock and Herbert Allen, both of Leggett; and two sisters, Patsy Allen and Lucille Williams, both of Leggett.
A viewing will be held from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m.
Arrangements are by Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary, Tarboro.