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William Kenneth Allen

April 17, 1938 — October 22, 2023

Yadkinville – William Kenneth Allen, 85, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2023.  He was born April 17, 1938 in Yadkin County to the late William Heber Allen and Frances Groce Allen.  He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, gardening, boating, and especially his grandkids and great grandkids.  He had his captains license and also his commercial pilot license.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Davis Allen; sister, Linda Isom.  Surviving is his daughter, Robin Allen; grandchildren, Tyler (Whitney) Pennigton, Jessi (Daniel) Beck; great grandchildren, William Hunter Allen Pennington, Annalynn Paige Pennington; sister, Kathleen (Jerry) Reavis.  His graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Center Memorial Cemetery by the Rev. Stephen Evans with full military honors by the Yadkin VFW Post 10346.  The family would like to thank SECU Hospice Home and Forsyth Palliative Care for all the love and care shown to Kenneth.  Memorials can be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 243 North Lee Ave., Yadkinville, NC  27055.  Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Allen family.  Online condolences can be made to 

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Center Global Methodist Church

1400 Center Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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