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In Memory of

Pauline Baker Allen

August 18, 1924 - January 7, 2018

Obituary


Mrs. Pauline Baker "Polly" Allen, of Mint Hill, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7th, 2018, with her family by her side. She was 93 years old.

Born August 18th, 1924, in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Cleve Baker and Mildred Baker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, William Mason Allen; as well as two sisters and two brothers.

Mrs. Allen is survived by her daughter, Donna McCoy and husband, Gary, of Mint Hill,...

Mrs. Pauline Baker "Polly" Allen, of Mint Hill, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7th, 2018, with her family by her side. She was 93 years old.

Born August 18th, 1924, in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Cleve Baker and Mildred Baker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, William Mason Allen; as well as two sisters and two brothers.

Mrs. Allen is survived by her daughter, Donna McCoy and husband, Gary, of Mint Hill, North Carolina; granddaughter, Carol Davis and husband, Jeff, of Huntersville, North Carolina; and three great-grandsons, Bradley Davis, Hunter Davis, and Jackson Davis. Also surviving are two sisters, Joyce Wilson and Barbara Simpson; and two brothers, Richard Baker and Ronald Baker.

A Charlotte native, Mrs. Allen was the eldest of nine children. She retired from Western Electric in 1986. During retirement, Mrs. Allen and her husband spent a great deal of time at their home in Myrtle Beach and travelled across the country. She was an avid artist and displayed some of her acrylic and water color still lifes and landscapes at area art festivals, winning a few ribbons. Mrs. Allen was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from five-thirty until seven o'clock in the evening on Friday, January 12th, 2018, at McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill. A funeral service will be held eleven o'clock in the morning on Saturday, January 13th, 2018, at New Hope Baptist Church, 7841 Idlewild Road in Charlotte, with the Reverend Rick Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank the staff at Unlimited Possibilities Family Care Homes for her loving care for the last four years, and Hospice and Palliative Care, Charlotte Region for their support and care during her final days.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Charlotte Region, 1420 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 20204, or Alzheimer's Association-Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28215.

Arrangements are in the care of McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel.