Friday July 10, 2020
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Celia Phelps United Methodist Church
3709 Groometown Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
Phone:  (336) 855-8348

* All attendees must wear a mask

Private Funeral Service

Saturday, July 11, 2020
1:00 PM
Celia Phelps United Methodist Church
3709 Groometown Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
Phone:  (336) 855-8348

Pastor Ellis Carson, Presiding
Faye Herbin, Eulogist

​* All attendees must wear a mask


Mount Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery
3100 Creek Ridge Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

Ms. Gaynessa Jennie Allen

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About Us
Allen, Gaynessa
Barnett, Ramona Lee
Brooks, David
Bumpass, Georgia
Cook, Thelma Chase
Davis, Arthur
Davis, Dora Y
Elliott, Patricia
Johnson, Hugh T
Jones, Reginald
McDougal, Geneva
Ross, Sylvia Ann
Shaw, Earnestine
Smith, Willie Bernard
Stanfield, Mary L
Torian, Vernon E
Woods, Roberta
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Ms. Gaynessa Jennie Allen age 66, of Greensboro, North Carolina, entered eternal rest on July 7, 2020 at Cone Health Wesley Long in Greensboro. She graduated from East Orange High School in East Orange, New Jersey (Class of 1972). She furthered her education, earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Mrs. Gaynessa Jennie Allen was preceded in death by her parents James Vernon Allen, Sr. and Sarah Elaine Troxler Allen and brother James Vernon Allen, Jr.

She leaves to cherish her memory one son Ian Allen (wife Jocelyn) of Greensboro, North Carolina; two grandchildren Jacquelyn and Joseph; one aunt Annie Marie Hall; special cousins Sandra Herbin Lawson, Faye Herbin, Ronnie Herbin, Daryl Parks Lucas, Sharon Hall Webb, and Loran Lawson Siler; special friends Sonya Smith, Jacqueline Murphy, Renee McDougle, Brenda Williams, Emily Graham, Penelope Bowie, Velinda Whitsitt, Harriett Hairston, and Diane Robinson; and a host of loving relatives and friends. 

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The family of the late
Ms. Gaynessa Jennie Allen
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.