Allen Sturgill Phifer

April 22, 1943 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 78)


Allen Sturgill Phifer, 78, of Cleveland, died Monday, May 31, 2021 at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

Born in Iredell County, April 22, 1943 he was the son of the late Allen Knox Phifer and Ethel Sturgill Phifer.

Allen was a retired Maintenance Mechanic for International Paper Company of Statesville. He enjoyed wood working, NASCAR racing and football.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Marlow Phifer; son Kevin Phifer and wife, Aude, granddaughter, Emma Phifer and daughter, Hillary Phifer Walser and husband, Kris.

Allen was a life long member of Third Creek Presbyterian Church, where he served as an Elder, Sunday School Superintendent and other positions of service throughout the years.

Graveside services will be held 11:00am Saturday, June 5, 2021 in the Third Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Pastor Jerry L. Blankenship officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Gordon Hospice House, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625 or Third Creek Presbyterian Church, 2055 Third Creek Rd., Cleveland, NC 27013. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Third Creek Presbyterian Church
2055 Third Creek Rd.
Cleveland, NC 27013


Gordon Hospice House
2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

Third Creek Presbyterian Church
2055 Third Creek Rd., Cleveland NC 27013

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