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June 5, 2013-Sept. 3, 2013

Finnleigh Harper Allen, 3 months old, passed away Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of Jeffrey and Shelley Allen of Pikeville.

Finnleigh and her family attended Pleasant Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church and Heart of David Ministries.

A service to celebrate the life of Finnleigh will be held Thursday evening at Pleasant Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church at 7 p.m., with pastor Barry Stallings and pastor Kem Lancaster officiating.

Family members will greet friends at the church immediately following the service, and at other times at the home of Tim and April Wilson, 116 Southwest Railroad St., Pikeville, N.C.

A graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her siblings, Joshua, Gavin, Abigail and Bryleigh Allen all of the home; maternal grandparents, Jerome and Patricia Viault of Dudley; paternal grandparents, George and Joan Allen of Pikeville; paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Lupton of Pikeville; a special family friend, Monica Sasser of Pikeville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family requests memorial gifts be directed to the Finnleigh Harper Allen Memorial Fund, c/o Southern Bank, P.O. Box 99, Pikeville, N.C., 27863.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Allen family, and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on September 5, 2013 1:48 PM