YOUNGSVILLE - Robert W. Allen, 92, died Friday, March 9, 2007 in a Louisburg nursing facility. Funeral services were conducted Monday, March 12, in the Franklin Funeral Service chapel in Franklinton, with the Rev. David Haley officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.

Born in Franklin County, he was the son of Hardy Winfield Allen and Maude Opal Dickens Allen. He was employed with Woodlief Supply for more than 50 years and also worked in the tobacco market. Mr. Allen served on the ASC Board for 50 plus years and served as a tax lister for Franklin County.

Surviving: his sister, Elizabeth Allen of Youngsville; brother-in-law, Dr. C. Ray Pruette of Franklinton; and two cousins.

Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Oak Level Christian Church in Youngsville.