Senior Chris Allen- Obituary

Story by Isabel Cosby, Staff Writer


Christian Isaac Allen, a senior at East Meck, 18, was shot and killed Sunday night during an altercation at a house party on Kelford Lane. Allen was born on October 4, 1998 to his parents David and Beth Allen. Allen was set to graduate in June.

He played on the varsity football team and wore the jersey number 90. Allen made all-conference in the Southwestern 4A Conference after his sophomore and junior seasons. He was also a diehard Panthers fan.

Allen was an active member of East Baptist Church. Much of his time was spent playing football, being a member of his church, and hanging out with his friends. His dream college was Appalachian State University.

Allen is survived by his mother Beth Allen, his father David Allen, as well as his older brother David, his older sister Natalie, and his younger brother Dakota (Cody).

There will be a balloon release in his honor at 2:30pm on Friday in the football stadium. Any students are welcome to attend. His funeral service will be held at 4pm at the East
Baptist Church.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the Allen family in their time time need and the goal is $20,000. Click this link to donate:

East Meck counselors are available for any grief counseling that may be needed.