LOUISBURG – Joshua Jay Allen, 38, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at his home. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be private.

Surviving: Wendy Allen; children, Isaac Allen and Jayden Allen; parents, Caleb Jr. and Lorene Allen; sister, Donna (Ricky) Aycock; brother, Caleb (Lee Ann) Allen, IV, all of Louisburg.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg.