Alva J. Allen
December 8, 1922 – April 14, 2018
Alva, 95, passed away Saturday evening, April 14, 2018 at her senior care home in Charlotte. She is the daughter of the late William and Grace Jenks, mother of Jeanne DeGorter, Kent McLemore (Karen), Lee McLemore (Pat), Bruce McLemore, and Michael Patterson (Holly). A graduate of Mary Washington College, she enjoyed teaching school for many years and was loved dearly by her students.
The family is forever grateful to the loving care provided by the staff at Kestral Ridge Family Care Home and Hospice.
Memorial gifts can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Charlotte. A celebration of her life will be planned at a future date.
- A Celebration of Alva's Life will be held at a future date