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Allen Clayton Humphries

September 7, 1945 — November 3, 2022

Cliffside, NC


Allen Clayton Humphries, age 77, of Cliffside, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Atrium Health-Cleveland in Shelby.

Allen was born Friday, September 7, 1945 in Cleveland County to the late T.C. Humphries and Ella Bradley Humphries. He worked for Shaw Construction as an electrical superintendent for many years before his retirement. Allen was member of Pleasant View Community Church and also a member of the Cliffside Masonic Lodge, the Oasis Shriners Club and the Scottish Rites. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and gardening. He will be missed dearly by all those who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald, Bud and David Humphries and sisters, Imogene Alexander and Ann Snyder.

Left to cherish fond memories are his wife of fifty-eight years, Sylvia Ledbetter Humphries; daughter, Sherry Humphries Hollars (Doug) of Cliffside; grandson, Seth Hollars and fiancé, Kayla Penson; two special nieces who are like daughters, Lynn Hollars (Steve) of Cliffside and Amy Hannon of Shelby; six special nieces and nephews who are like grandchildren, Austin Hollars, Avery Hollars (fiancé, Katalyn Conner), Maelyn Hollars (Justin), Jaelynn Rippy, Damion Hannon and Landon Hannon; three brothers, Billy Humphries (Brenda) of Shelby, Jerry Humphries (Shirley) of Shelby and Kenneth Humphries (Revonda) of Boiling Springs, NC; two sisters, Cenie Moore (Joe) of Boiling Springs, NC and Sybil Sarratt of Shelby; four sisters-in-law, Teressa Glover (Tommy), Florence Humphries, Kim Humphries, Revonda S. Humphries and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Monday, November 7th at Pleasant View Community Church with Reverend Wesley Wells officiating. Interment will follow in Cleveland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are requested to The Shriners Hospital,

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 6, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services


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Funeral Service

Monday, November 7, 2022

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Pleasant View Community Church

129 Michael Dr, Forest City, NC 28043

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Monday, November 7, 2022

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Cleveland Memorial Park

1225 College Ave, Shelby, NC 28152

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