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Lorena Evelyn (McLeod) Allen

August 10, 1910 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 110)


Lorena Evelyn Allen, transitioned into eternal rest on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Tara Plantation of Carthage, Carthage, NC.

Lorena Evelyn Allen was born August 10, 1910 to the late Roberta McLeod Harrington and the late Will Yarborough. She departed this life January 3, 2021 at Tara Plantation in Carthage, NC.

Lorena confessed Christ at an early age and was faithful member of the Cameron Grove AME Zion Church located in Broadway, NC.  She served in various capacities as an usher, choir member, and Sunday School teacher.  After moving to Sanford, Lorena later joined Greater Zion Holy Temple where she served on the Mother’s Board. She lived, prayed and witnessed for the Lord daily.

She leaves to cherish her memories two nieces, Carolyn Jean Thompson whom she call her baby and Betty Weatherly; three nephews, Louis Yarborough (Edna), Carlton Yarborough (Ruby), and Clifford Yarborough; three stepdaughters, Esther McAuley, Mildred McIver, and Lois Cotton all of Broadway, NC; two stepsons, Wallace Mclean of Columbus, OH and Walter Weathers of Durham, NC; and a host of step grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Graveside Service
January 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Buffalo Jonesboro Cemetery
1333 Carthage Street
Sanford, NC 27330

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