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Barbara Lynn Fulcher Allen

December 23, 1942 May 13, 2019
Barbara Lynn Fulcher Allen
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Obituary for Barbara Lynn Fulcher Allen

Barbara Lynn Fulcher Allen, 76, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019.

A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 6:30 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, Vanceboro. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 5 to 6:15 PM prior to the service and also on Wednesday at their home in New Bern.

Barbara Lynn, daughter of the late Rachel “Tops” and Bill Fulcher, was a native of the Vanceboro community of Craven County. She had made her home in both the Vanceboro and New Bern communities and had been employed at the Bank of New Bern; Beaman, Kellum,& Mills; Weyerhaeuser Corp; and Production Credit. She later became an LPN and worked as a nurse at Craven Regional Medical Center and Twin Rivers Nursing Home for a number of years. She was a member of Beech Grove United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Vanceboro Christian Church, where she played the piano for many years, as well as other positions as a choir director, board chairman, youth director, Sunday school teacher, and also member of a quartet.

Barbara enjoyed the outdoors and fishing, sewing, playing the piano, singing, and especially loved spending time with her great grandson, Archer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a step-son, Marion Gilbert Allen.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Clayton Marion Allen; sons, Jeff Gaskins and wife Lisa of Vanceboro, Clay Allen and wife Hye Yong of Richmond, VA; Ken Allen and wife Lisa of Hillsborough, NC; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Carnwath and husband Ryan, Bryan Allen and wife Kaylie, Laura Allen, Grace Allen, Josh Allen, and Brandon Allen, Heather Allen; great grandsons, Archer Carnwath and Kade Allen; sisters, Shelba Jean Witherington of Vanceboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202 or to Beech Grove United Methodist Church, Building Fund – 1037 Washington Post Road, New Bern, NC 28562.

Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home of Vanceboro.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

16

May

5:00 PM 5/16/2019 5:00:00 PM - 6:15 PM 5/16/2019 6:15:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

16

May

6:30 PM 5/16/2019 6:30:00 PM
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro

608 Farm Life Avenue
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Wilkerson Funeral Home - Vanceboro
608 Farm Life Avenue Vanceboro 28586 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Beech Grove United Methodist Church - Building Fund

1037 Washington Post Road
New Bern, NC 28562

American Diabetes Association

2451 Crystal Drive
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22202
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