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Bettie Evelyn Moorefield Allen

Mrs. Bettie Evelyn Moorefield Allen of 2150 River Road, South Boston died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Duke Medical Center. She was born in Pittsylvania County on Nov. 14, 1940 and was 72 years of age. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman Randolph Moorefield and Lena Saunders Moorefield. She was married to Louis Stephen ‘Steve’ Allen, who survives.

Mrs. Allen was a member of Revelation Baptist Church and was retired as a bookkeeper with Westinghouse/ABB.

In addition to her husband, survivors include one son, Michael ‘Mike’ Allen, and wife Karen of South Boston; one daughter, Renee A. Merciez, and fiancé Jason Stallings of Suffolk; four grandchildren, Kristin Barton and husband Bill of Green Bay, Justin Allen of South Boston, Joshua Merciez of Suffolk and Philip Merciez of Fort Hood, Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Caleb and Mackenzie Barton, both of Green Bay.

Funeral services for Mrs. Allen will be Thursday, April 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Revelation Baptist Church with the Revs. Billy Coghill, Daryl Hancock and Ken Stanley officiating. Burial will follow at Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 until 9 p.m. at Revelation Baptist Church and other times at her home.

For memorials consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558 or Duke Cancer Center, 20 Duke Medical Circle, Durham, NC 27712.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.