OBITUARY

Lula R. Allen

April 7, 1912March 31, 2013

Lula Rogers Allen April 7, 1912 - March 31, 2013 CHARLOTTE - Lula Rogers Allen, 100, of Charlotte died Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Lake Park Nursing and Rehab Center in Indian Trail, NC. She was born on Easter, April 7, 1912, in Union County, NC the daughter of the late T. Martin Rogers and Sally B. Rogers. Lula joined Allen Street Baptist Church on June 9, 1926. The church later became Shamrock Baptist Church and is now Grace Crossing. Lula was a faithful and dedicated teacher of the Bible in Sunday school for more than seventy years. She also worked for many years at Jack Sosnik, Ltd. Jewelry on S. Tryon St. in Uptown Charlotte. Lula was preceded in death by her husband, E. Thurston Allen; parents, and brother, U. Monroe Rogers. She is survived by a brother, Jerry T. Rogers and wife, Elaine of Matthews, NC; and their three sons; Jeff Rogers and wife, Tara of Matthews, Charles Rogers and Danny Rogers of Greenville, SC; a niece, Frankie Fincher and husband, Ray of Charlotte; and many other nephews and nieces. A service of celebration to remember Lula's long life will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at McEwen Funeral Service, 5716 Monroe Rd., Charlotte NC, 28212 with Rev. Stan Heiser, Associate Senior Pastor of Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, officiating the service. A visitation for friends and family will be one hour prior to the service, at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to "Now Is the Time" fund at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, 1117 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203. Condolences may

Services

  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 3, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Kathryn Mikeal

April 6, 2013

I am so sorry to learn of Lula's passing. She was a cousin to my mom (Ruth Bass Rayburn), but we haven't seen her in a very long time. I would like for her family to contact me (704-827-6941) so I could give them my personal condolences. Thanks..

Adrienne Campbell

April 4, 2013

A true woman of faith. We will miss her so much at Lake Park Nursing & Rehab. She has touched so many of our hearts. God bless you, Lula

Mary

April 2, 2013

Lula was once my mother's roommate at The Brian Center, and was such a lovely lady with a great wit. She was purely a Christian and had nothing but kind words to say to everyone. She once quoted Scripture to me and when I told her I'd never heard that particular verse before, she said, "My dear, if we knew everything in the Bible, we would never return to it." What a wise and shining example for us all.

April 2, 2013

I met Lula at the Kimberly when Mom lived there and they were good friends.
Sorry to hear of your loss. We will be remembering your family in our prayers.

Steve Eggleston

Rebecca McCall

April 2, 2013

I met Lula when my mother became a resident at Lake Park about five weeks ago. They ate at the same table. I thought Lula was one of the sweetest ladies and loved the Christian remarks she made quite often. She told me the reason she looked so good for her age was because she had given her life to Christ years ago. Her family should be very proud of her and we know she is with her Heavenly Father. I will miss seeing her at lunch. Rebecca McCall (Pauline Holmes' daughter)

FROM THE FAMILY