Marce Edward Allen, 84 of Floyd, passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billie and Hattie Allen; sister and brother-in-law, Emma and Chester Moore; father-in-law and mother-in-law, G.K. and Bessie Scott.
He has accomplished many different things in his life. He was an avid gun and knife trader as well as a horse trader, with his special horse named Mountain Man. He worked at United Elastic Plant in Woolwine, VA for 13 years, in Maryland for Erbie Nichols, in West Virginia for Carnell Moore. He retired in 1999 after working for H.T. Bowling for over 40 years. After retirement he built an awesome wood splitter and for the remainder of his life he enjoyed helping people split their wood. He loved helping anyone and everyone. He also loved bluegrass music. He was a good Christian man who loved his family, especially those grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Left to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 61 years, Frances S. Allen; daughters, Debbie White (Jerry), Waverly GA, Kimberley Allen (Boyd Pusey), Elizabethton, TN, Tonya Allen (Robert Moore), Tyner, NC; grandchildren, Joshua Thompson, Floyd, Brittany Allen, Floyd, Hattie Mae Moore and Isabella Leigh Moore, Tyner, NC; brother, Rance Allen (Diane) Rocky Mt., VA; sisters, Yvonne Dillon (Royce) Collinsville, VA, Alease Hatcher, Ferrum, VA.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 22, 2018 at Maberry Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Lell officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Maberry Funeral Home.