Allen, Terry Lee
Terry Lee Allen, 55, of Robin Street, Christiansburg, VA, died peacefully early Monday morning, November 18, 2013 at Heritage Hall, in Blacksburg, VA following a courageous battle with Huntington’s disease. Born March 19, 1958, at Radford, VA, he was the son of the late Delmar Allen & Marjorie Stephenson Allen.
Due to his health, Terry retired from the Maintenance Department as Supervisor of Roofer for Virginia Tech after many years of faithful service to the school. In his spare time, Terry loved to ride his motorcycle, especially riding along side his wife Sabrina. Terry truly enjoyed traveling, in a drop of a moment, his bags were packed and ready to go, whether it was on land or water, he never missed an opportunity to see the world.
Terry was a people person and one that never like to miss a meal; he enjoyed food and having his Dr. Pepper. He was a member of Harbor Hope Pentecostal Church in Christiansburg, VA.
In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by all of his siblings; Gregory, Geoffrey, Kimberly Allen and Sally Farrier. Terry is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Sabrina Clemson Allen, married in 2003. Mother-in-law & Father-in-law, Bobbie & Travis Clemson of Princeton. Brothers-in-law, Travis Clemson of Richmond VA, Martin Farrier of Newport VA, & Barry Harrell of Pembroke VA. Sisters-in-law, Diane Allen of Wytheville VA, Sheree Chafin Williams of Chilhowie, VA, Becky L. Michael of Christiansburg, VA, Lisa Clemson of Richmond VA & Becky Harrell of Pembroke VA. A host of nieces and nephews, Mart, Jenny,Geof & Shannon, Joshua & EJ Zimmerman, Sarah, Mark & Kristy, Andrew & Nicki, Cody, Brett, Brandon, Afton, Brittany, Baylee, Brielle, Seth & Shay. Two great nephews, Cason & Sylas. His special four legged companions, His dog Bailey & his cat Sugar. Special friends, Danny & Teresa Sowers of Christiansburg VA, Jennifer & Jackson Thorn of Bluefield and Karen McCollum of Raleigh, NC. Many aunts, uncles and cousins.
And to his extended family our appreciation, Hope Roop, Medi Home Health Hospice and the staff of Heritage Hall.
Services to celebrate the life of Terry Allen will be held 6:00 PM Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Harbor of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church in Christiansburg VA with Pastor Richard Kingrea & Pastor Roger Henderson officiating.
A time of gathering & sharing will be held Thursday from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Harbor of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will be on Friday at 10:00 AM at the Newport Cemetery at Newport VA. Serving as pallbearers will be Jackson Thorn, Danny Sowers, Bobby Owens, Pete Smith, Kevin Shrader & Trent Chinault. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Hale, Roger Wimmer, Johnny Fitts, Chris Stevers, Duke Sarver & Dwight “Digger” Shelor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Huntington’s Disease Society, 158 W. 29th Street,7 Floor, New York, NY 10001-5300.
The Allen family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.