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Sister Odell Virginia Allen

July 10, 1934 September 11, 2019
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Obituary for Sister Odell Virginia Allen

Sister Odell Virginia Allen was born on July 10, 1934 in Enfield Township, North Carolina to the late Roy and Virginia D. Sneed. She was the fifth of fifteen children. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Plumbline United Holy Church in Enfield, North Carolina. Odell attended Halifax County Schools and was a graduate of John Armstrong Chandler High School.

Odell moved from North Carolina to Roselle, New Jersey in 1954. She was united in holy matrimony to Oliver Allen on September 1, 1956 and with this union two children were born, Oliver Noel and Deirdre.

She joined Guiding Star United Holy Church where Odell faithfully served in the choir and was a spirited singer and worker until her health declined.

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, she entered into eternal rest.

She was predeceased by her husband, Oliver Allen; daughter, Deirdre Allen George; three sisters: Althenia Easter, Doris Woodard, and Nora Lane; and six brothers: McKinley, Elbert, Wendell, Samuel, Azor and Louis Sneed.

Odell Virginia Allen leaves to cherish her memory, her loving and devoted son, Oliver Noel Allen; four sisters: Cornelia Stamper (Aaron) of Linden, New Jersey, Leona Moore of Dallas, Georgia, Katrenia Logan, and Mermestine Putney of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina; one brother: Jonas Sneed (Linda) of Littleton, North Carolina; three grandchildren: Samantha Abney, Marcella Hutcherson and Oliver Allen Jr.; 7 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, dear relatives and friends.


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Visitation

Wednesday

18

Sep

10:00 AM 9/18/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Guiding Star United Holy Church

1223 Warren Street
Roselle, NJ 07203

Guiding Star United Holy Church
1223 Warren Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

Service

Wednesday

18

Sep

11:00 AM 9/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
Guiding Star United Holy Church

1223 Warren Street
Roselle, NJ 07203

Guiding Star United Holy Church
1223 Warren Street Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

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Location

Rosehill Cemetery Final Resting Place

792 E. Edgar Road
Linden, NJ 07036

792 E. Edgar Road Linden 07036 NJ
United States
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