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Dua Eva "Marie" Allen, 100, of Marie, died Friday, December 1, 2017, at Summers County A.R.H. Hospital in Hinton.
Born November 5, 1917, at Marie, she was the daughter of the late Eura Edgar and Dua Foster Light.
Ms. Allen attended Forest Hill High School and was a homemaker. She was active in the Foster Grandparents Program for 28 years and was a former member of the Democratic Women's Executive Committee. She was the oldest member of New Hope Methodist Church at Marie and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Dua was raised by her grandmother, Nina Lowe Foster.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Williams Harold Allen, one son, Harold D. Allen, Sr., a daughter-in-law, Sue Tabor Allen, and a son-in-law, Gordon Benfield, Sr.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Allen of Marie and Richard C. Allen, Sr., and wife Verna of Huntley, IL. One daughter, Judith Kay Seeley and husband Don of Hopewell, VA. Daughter-in-law, Brenda Allen of Richmond, Va. Six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren along with a sister-in-law, Virginia Allen of Hinton, also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017, at New Hope Methodist Church at Marie with Pastor Jay Bunting officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday at Pivont Funeral Home in Hinton, and one hour prior to services on Monday at the church.
Pallbearers will be: Harold Dean Allen, Jr., Dale Allen, Diana Hill, Richard G. Allen, Jr., Gordon Benfield, Jr., James Benfield and Robbie Tabor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Methodist Church, 657 Upton Road, Ballard, WV 24918.
Online condolences at www.pivontfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.
Published on December 2, 2017
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