Iva Lee Allen, 92, of Havelock passed away Friday, October 25, 2019, at Carolina East Medical Center.
Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday October 29, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Cherry Point Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Stephen Epperson. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park in Newport.
Mrs. Allen had a beautiful singing voice and she enjoyed using her gift in the choir at Cherry Point Baptist Church where she was a member. Mrs. Allen taught Sunday School for over 50 Years. Mrs. Allen also enjoyed being active in her community especially the Richard Dobbs Speight DAR Chapter where she, and the other women, were dedicated to promoting patriotism and preserving American History. Another organization that Mrs. Allen was a member is Beta Sigma Phi where she was encouraged to be her best and give her best, a standard that she followed all her days.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Wilson and husband Michael of Havelock, Patsy S. Holland and husband Thomas of Raleigh; son, David Allen III of Morehead City; 4 grandchildren; 8 nieces and nephews; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest “David” Allen Jr.; parents, Clinton and Mae Etta Dunaway; 4 sisters; and 7 brothers.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Cherry Point Baptist Church, Havelock, NC.
Memorials may be made to Cherry Point Baptist Church Building Fund at 210 Church Road Havelock, NC 28532 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online Condolences may be made at www.mundenfuneral.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Cremations in Havelock, North Carolina.
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Cherry Point Baptist Church
210 Church Road, Havelock NC 28532
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105