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Larry E. Allen, Sr.

February 13, 1955 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 67)

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The Legacy of the Late Larry Eugene Allen, Sr.  An "Angel" came to the bedside of Brother Larry E. Allen, Sr. and whispered, "Come with me." Your task is done here on earth. What is not completed, I'll do the rest. You rated one hundred on your test and I know you did your very best. Your eyes were closed as I took your hand "I am taking you to a better land"

On February 13, 1955, a child was born to the late Johnnie S. and Tillie Mae Allen, Sr. of Prince Ed. Co. (Larry E. Allen). Larry E. (Cheese) Allen, Sr. was called to eternal rest Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ CJW Hospital Richmond, VA. He accepted Christ at an early age, and became a member of Mercy Seat Baptist Church, Hampden Sydney, VA. He received his education at  Prince Edward Co. Public Schools. He was very athletic during his school years. He then continued his education as a Maintenance and Building at the Southside Manpower Training Skill Center in 1976. Thereafter he joined the United State Army in 1977. Larry's places of employment included Hampden Sydney College where he received the President's Award for Service. He was also employed by the Department of Correction Boydton, VA. and VDOT until his retirement. 

Larry and Debra united into matrimony October 2,1982 and to that union a child was born. Larry  was a devoted husband, father, grandfather,  and friend to those that knew him. He will truly be missed by his smiles and words of encouragement.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory, his wife Debra H. Allen of Meherrin, VA. His children, two sons Eric Allen(Shareeka) Orange, VA., Larry E. Allen, Jr.,  Farmville, VA., one daughter  Latonya Allen  Farmville, VA; five grandchildren Annisa Rose, Kayla Rose, Omarion Allen, Devin Allen, Landon Allen, and one great grandson Josiah.  Two sisters Margaret Ann Stiff (William), Pamplin, VA.,  Ida Mae Davis, Farmville, VA;  Three sisters-in-law: Elsie Hubbard, Rice, VA, Mary Harris, Richmond, VA.,  Stella Allen, Farmville, VA;  Two brother-n-laws: William Stiff,  Pamplin, VA, and Harrie Harris, Meherrin, VA; Uncles and Aunts: Herman Allen (Martha) North Carolina, Jimmy Smith, Richmond, VA, Theresa Ann Reid, Baltimore, MD;  Three devoted family members: William Stiff, Harrie Harris and Lacy Jenkins.  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that will miss him dearly.



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 Service Program


24 Hour Viewing
June 1, 2022

3:00 PM
Minor B. Eggleston Chapel
914 S Main St
Farmville, Virginia 23901

Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Mercy Seat Baptist Church
52 Kingsville Rd
Hampden Sydney, VA 23901

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Interment with Military Honors following Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia
10300 Pridesville RD.
Amelia, VA 23002

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