GREENVILLE, S.C. - Graveside services for Mr. Ralph L. Allen, 76, of Greenville, S.C., who died October 8, 2001, will be conducted in the Pineview Memorial Gardens, Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. Mr. Allen was a native Sevierville, Tenn., a former North Augusta resident for 25 years, having made Greenville his home for the past 15 years. He was a member of Abundant Life Church, a U. S. Navy Veteran of WWII, and retired from the E.I. Dupont Company at the Savannah River Plant. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Harper Allen; two daughters, Debra Allen Lambert, North Augusts, Betsy Allen Daves, Aiken; one son, David Allen, Aiken; three step-daughters, Andrey Harper Durham, Rutherfordton, N.C., Lori Harper Henderson, Fountain Inn, Andrea Harper Bruner, Greenville; one step-son, Steven Harper, Conyers, Ga.; two sisters, Verna Watson, Chino, Calif., Katie McMahan, Sevierville, Tenn.; one brother, Friel Allen, Imperial Beach, Calif.; 20 grandchildren. Mr. Allen is predeceased by a sister, Eula Ogle. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this Wednesday evening from 7 to 9. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle-October 9, 2001