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Esther Townes Allen

August 11, 2020



With loving arms of sympathy, R. H. Greene Funeral Home is consoling the heartbroken loved ones of Mrs. Esther Townes Allen age 85 of 495 Shepard Road in Norlina, North Carolina.  Mrs. Townes transitioned on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at her residence.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of R. H. Greene Funeral Home.  The Reverend Lawrence Williams will officiate and interment will follow in the Coley Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Warrenton, North Carolina.

Those left to cherish her memories are:  five children, Kenneth Allen (Angela) of Norlina, North Carolina, Debra Townes and Peter Q. Allen, both of Warrenton, North Carolina, Randy Townes of Henderson, North Carolina and Belinda Mercedes of Albany, New York; six grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; six sisters-in-law, Emma Townes of Brooklyn, New York, Leslie Hyman, Mary Distance, Vivian Montgomery, Phyllis Finch and Aleice Hargrove all of Baltimore, Maryland; one brother-in-law, James Finch, Jr., of Baltimore, Maryland; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Allen will lie in repose in the chapel of R. H. Greene Funeral Home on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m.

The family will receive visitors and friends at the home of Kenneth Allen, located at 495 Shepard Road, Norlina, North Carolina.

Services entrusted to R. H. Greene Funeral Home.

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August 15, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
R. H. Greene Funeral Service (Warrenton, NC)

Funeral Service
August 16, 2020

12:00 PM
R. H. Greene Funeral Service (Warrenton, NC)

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