Obituary Patricia Ann Allen Cameron

Patricia Ann Allen, 74, of Cameron, North Carolina went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 30, 2021 surrounded by her husband and three children.

Mrs. Patricia Ann Allen was born in Halifax, Virginia on August 2, 1946, to the late Melvin Marcus “Dink” Pope, Sr. and Pauline Garner Pope and also step-daughter of Anne Hawkins Pope.  Ann was raised in the Aberdeen and Southern Pines areas. She then moved to Florida in her teenage years, where she graduated high school, to later return to North Carolina and marry the “love of her life”. Ann was the true definition of a Godly Christian woman. She loved the Lord and treasured her church family of Flint Hill Baptist Church. Ann was a prayer warrior and leader for many. She loved spending time with her family, especially being with her children and grandchildren, supporting all activities they were involved in. She also loved being outdoors, gardening and reading her Bible. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Melvin Marcus Pope, Jr. Ann is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ernest Lee Allen; daughter, Cindy Allen Thorndyke (Sandy) of Lumberton, NC; son Andrew Allen (Paige) of Cameron, NC; and daughter Christy Allen Bowes (Jason) of Apex, NC; 6 grandchildren: Christa Thorndyke, Seth Thorndyke, Colby Thorndyke, Bryson Allen, Mason Bowes and Bentley Bowes; 2 step-grandchildren: Kie Dowdy and Connor Dowdy; a step-great grandchild, Nolan Dowdy; and sister Judy Pope Whipple, Wayne Pope, Harold Pope and Ruth Pope Cockman along with many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at Flint Hill Baptist Church, 923 Flint Hill Church Road, Robbins, NC on Saturday, Feb 6th at 2:00 p.m. A period of visitation will be held at the church from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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