Rachel (Phifer) Allen

April 19, 1921 ~ June 10, 2018 (age 97)

Mrs. Rachel P. Allen, 97, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her home in Peachland.  She was born in Anson County on April 19, 1921 to the late Luther Bascom and Mary Maske Phifer.  She was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Clegg Allen.  She was the last surviving member of the Phifer family.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Rachel will be 2 PM Wednesday at Deep Springs Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The family will greet friends one hour prior to service in the church fellowship building.

She is survived by her two sons:  Rev. Larry Allen and his wife Della of Peachland and Mr. Jerry Allen and his wife Beth of Simpsonville, SC.  Her grandchildren:  Mr. David Allen, Mrs. Susan Naylor and her husband Brent, and Mr. Richard Allen and his wife Tara.  Great-grandchildren: Ashley Naylor, Austin Allen, Grace Allen and Clay Allen. 

The family suggests memorials made to Deep Springs Baptist Church,

Online condolences may be made at

Morgan & Son Funeral Home of Marshville is in charge of arrangements.

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