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Rebecca Norene Hill Allen

(HEFLIN) The funeral services for Rebecca Norene Hill Allen, 85, of Heflin will be Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. David Holcombe officiating. Burial will follow at Harmony Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Allen passed away Thursday, March 17, at her residence.

A Wedowee native, Mrs. Allen was born May 5, 1936, the daughter of John T. and Louise Patterson Hill. She was a member of Bethel West Baptist Church and worked as a seamstress for Bremen-Bowdon Investment Co.

Survivors include her husband, James A. Allen of Heflin; daughter, Phyllis Shafer (husband, Steve) of Heflin; two sons, Stanley E. Allen and John P. Allen, both of Heflin; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, JoAnn Daniel of Ranburne; and four brothers, Sammy Hill and Jeff Hill, both of Bowdon, Ga., Joel Hill of Graham and Harold Hill of Newell. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Teresa Gail Allen; grandson, Steven Alan Shafer; five sisters, Evelene Mitchum, Jeanette Clifton, Geneva Patterson, Ilene Gosdin and Jane Buchannan; and two brothers, Dallas Hill and Travis Hill.

Pallbearers were Anthony Clifton, Kyle Clifton, Tim Clifton, Jeremy Cook and Luke Morgan. Andrew Richardson served as an honorary pallbearer.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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