Margaret Lena Johnson Allen, age 81, of Sanford, NC, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at UNC Hospice Home in Pittsboro.
She was born in Chatham County on December 30, 1938 to the late Arthur Johnson and Lillie Wood Johnson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Stadler. Margaret was retired from Coty
Margaret is survived by her husband, Jerry Allen; daughters, Jennifer George and husband, Steve of Raleigh, Kimberly Lunsford and husband, Keith of Sanford and Cynthia Strickland and husband, Tim of Sanford; brother, Dewey Johnson and wife, Shirley of Siler City; sisters, Doris Jones and husband, Bobby of New Hill and Inez Arnette and husband, Ray of Carolina Beach; grandchildren, Allen Blackwelder, Dusty Thomas, Harrison Zellers, Zane Crain, Zachery Crain, and great-grandchild, Chasity Graham.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 3:00 PM with Pastor Kenneth Patterson officiating. Burial will be Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Buffalo Cemetery.
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