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Mrs. Evelyn Jones Allen, 77, of Blowing Rock, formerly of Rocky Mount, wife of the late Ben L. Allen, died Monday morning, Dec. 27, 2004, at Blowing Rock Hospital Extended Care.
She was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Raleigh, Wake County, to the late Robert W. and Annie Watts Jones.
Mrs. Allen was a retired bookkeeper/accountant from radio station WEED in Rocky Mount and a member of First Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.
Survivors include two brothers, Robert S. “Bob” Jones and wife, Anne, of Blowing Rock and Allan Jones and wife, Sarah, of Tybee Island, Ga.; one sister, Mrs. Marie Jones Bridges of Clearwater, Fla. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Leslie Jones.
A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Rocky Mount Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church of Rocky Mount, 200 South Church Street, Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.