Sharon Allen

Obituary of Sharon Roxanne Allen

Sharon Roxanne Faulkner Allen was born January 28, 1976 to James and Lois Faulkner of Standardsville, Virginia. Roxanne, as she was more affectionally known joined the Shiloh Baptist Church during the pastoral leadership of Rev. Ricky White on August 25, 1985. She attended William Monroe High School where she excelled in sports and academics. She was awarded to attend Upward Bound at the University of Virginia in 1991. There at the age of 15 she would meet her future husband. After graduating in 1994 she continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University. In September 2002 she was joined in wedlock to Antonio Allen and they were blessed with two children; Ahkiya Lashell and Antonio Lavonzo Jr. She loved her children and took great pride in raising them. Roxanne was a dedicated member of the Petersville Baptist Church where her membership remains. Roxanne enjoyed singing on the choir and various church activities. During her life, Roxanne worked various jobs in the human service capacity including teachers aid, basketball coach, Support team leader and a Support Supervisor. She had a love and compassion for helping others. She ended her career working with individuals with developmental disabilities which she enjoyed. After a long illness, Roxanne departed this life on August 21, 2019 at Henrico Doctors Hospital in Richmond VA. She leaves to cherish fond memories her husband Antonio Allen, daughter Ahkiya Allen, son Antonio Allen Jr. of Cumberland VA; Parents Lois and James Faulkner; Sister Ebony Faulkner; one Sister in law, Ayesha Allen of Cumberland VA. nieces Dajah, Skylor, Chloe, Catrina, Arin, Ava; Aunts Margaret Wells (Gregory) of Stanardsville, VA. ,Shirley Early of Charlottesville, VA. Deacon Deborah Chisley (Charles) of Shelby Hawkins, Victoria Thomas, all of Ruckersville VA. Carolyn Diggs (David) of Stanardsville, VA. Bertha Davis, Margaret Royall, Darlene Sims (David) Alease Royall, Jearldean Seay (Monroe) Uncles, Leon Thomas (Carla) of Alabama, Tyrone Early of Charlottesville VA, Charles Early, John Thomas, Davie Royall (Patricia), Wesley Royall, (Wanda) Danny Royall, Earl Royall, and Jerry Royall (Sasha). And a host of other relatives and friends. Roxanne also leave specials longtime friends, Trilizsa Trent of Woodbridge VA, Trina Trent of Flemmington NJ, ShonTay Foxx of Richmond VA, and Nicole Monroe. To Mom and Dad; thank you for the years of nurturing and teaching me to be an adult. To my husband and children; I am healed, and I am alright as I so often would say. To my loving sister; I know how you feel but it's okay because I'm okay. I know you all think I left to soon, God had already laid his path out for my life's journey. I left with a smile and peaceful heart knowing where my soul will rest. It is okay to cry I know that the eventually the tears will be joyful memories we once shared. I traveled the path that God set before me and at the end of my journey stood God with outstretched arms. See you all again one day as you stay on the path to Glory.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Shiloh Baptist Church
71 Shiloh Road
Standardsville, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

Shiloh Baptist Church
993 Celt Road
Stanardsville, Virginia, United States
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