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Frances Allen

Frances Lee (Skinner) Allen was born in Windsor, North Carolina to Esther Ryan and Isaiah Skinner, Sr. she went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 5, 2020, surrounded by her family. Frances attended the Windsor Public School System. At the age of 18, she married her teenage sweetheart, James Frank Allen, Sr. To this union was born four children. Frances worked as a nurse's aide at Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Northfield, New Jersey, retiring at the age of 55. After retiring from Meadowview, Frances' family became her main focus. She spent a great deal of time caring for her grandchildren and helping her children in any way she could. Frances loved to cook and spend time with her family as often as she could. She also had a knack and passion for gardening. Frances was a faithful member of Shiloh Temple Apostolic Cathedral, where she served on the Usher Board and Chaplain in the Pastor's Aide Department. She attended and enjoyed the Atlantic Adult Day Care and later Leinweber's Nutrition Center. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Esther and Isaiah Skinner; brothers, Roger and David Skinner. Frances leaves to cherish her memory: her children, James, Jr., Timothy, Bruce and Toni Allen; brothers, Isaiah, Jr. and Earl Skinner; sisters, Esther and Thelma Skinner; 15 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and a host of other family members, church family and friends. She will be profoundly missed by all who knew her. Funeral services will be 10AM Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Shiloh Temple Apostolic Cathedral, 505 Madison Avenue, Atlantic City, where friends may call from 9AM. Interment to follow in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville. Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences maybe left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com