Bess Buchanan Allen

Bess Buchanan Allen

Bess Buchanan Allen, 96, went to her Heavenly reward and saw the face of her savior early Friday morning. She was born in Wake County to the late James Samuel & Bessie Scarboro Buchanan. She graduated from UNC and taught at Wendell Elementary until her retirement. Bess was a woman who lived and expressed her faith, with a servants heart.

She is survived by her daughters, Donna Dee James, Joy Allen Currin (Ron), 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, & 2 great, great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christian Missions In Many Lands.

Funeral service 3 pm, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591. Burial, Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.

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  • Jeanne R Poole Posted June 14, 2024 9:04 pm

    I enjoyed walking each evening with Bess after moving next door. I have thought of her so often since she left hoping she was able to remain as independent as possible. She was a strong woman who inspired others. I can only imagine her joy when she saw Jesus face to face! How blessed you were to have had her so many years.

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