May 8, 1982 ~ September 3, 2020

Born in: Davie Co., NC
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Mitchell Allen, 38, of Fletcher, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Mitchell is survived by his mother Teresa Bryson and stepfather Kenneth Bryson of Fletcher, NC; his father Dewey Donald Allen Jr. of Mocksville, NC; two sisters, Michelle Lambert (Johnny) & Elise; two brothers, Zeke & Zach; nephew Tyler Lambert; and grandparents Don and Rosetta Allen, whom all loved him dearly.

Mitchell’s interests were gardening vegetables, canning, cooking, baking goodies, and inventing new recipes. He had a gift for cooking. He could scrounge through a cupboard and prepare some of the best meals with whatever he had on hand. He liked being outside and fishing, sometimes taking his little brothers and sister. Teaching and helping them prepare for their outings were his pleasures.

Thriftiness was embedded in him without a second thought. He would constantly look for deals. Even though he wasn’t a seamstress, he would hand sew up a garment to keep from buying another one.

Mitchell loved to care for those around him. He was compassionate to the elderly and less fortunate. He would cook, make jelly or jam and give food to those he cared for. He also made desserts for hospice, for the families staying with their loved ones. Even through his struggles he would find time to help those in need with small side work; such as repairs, yard work and even taking out the trash. Many times, he assisted with AA meetings. He was big and strong hearted but tried to keep it hidden from those he didn’t know. He would only share that part with those he loved.

Although he was constantly fighting a battle with his personal weakness, he never gave up trying. He would pick himself up and start over again. His love for life was through helping others and in the end, he was able to help give a part of himself that no one else could give. You see, Mitchell was an organ donor and wanted to help others even as he left us.
Mitchell will be greatly missed by those of us that knew and loved him. But we know that through Christ, we will see him again.

Services will be private, but memorials donations may be made in Mitchell’s name to the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, 639 Maple Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian staff is assisting the family.

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  1. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GOING OUT TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY THRU THIS TIME OF LOST , HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALOT OF PEOPLE , DOC & LINDA BUTLER & FAMILY , TONY

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  2. Our love and prayers are going out to ALL the family. We loved Mitch so much. He would stop by with banana bread and stay and visit for a while. He was so special to us and we will never forget him.

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  3. Michelle,
    Thinking of you and your family during this sad time. I will continue to pray for all of you.
    Sincerely,
    Beth Lemond (Wallace Farm employee)

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  4. My thoughts and prayers are with at this difficult time. But, praise God we will see him again in a far better place with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I pray this knowledge will comfort and sustain you until that time
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  5. We’re so sorry for the loss of your son. Sounds like he had such a big heart and the gift of service to those in need. I’m sure he’ll be greatly missed by many. 💜 Praying for healing and peace for your family 🙏 Rebecca Duncan

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  6. May a gifting spirit and strength to never stop trying encourage everyone that knew and loved Mitch and his family. May God bless you in these troubled times.

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  7. Teresa you and all the family are in our prayers. We always enjoyed talking to Mitchell when he was at church and sure enjoyed the desserts he would make us on Wendesday nights when we had our meal. I know you will miss him but we will see him again one day. Much love to you guys.

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  8. Sorry about the lost of your son Teresa. Hugs. Yes, one day you will see him again. Thanks to Jesus gift. He seem very generous. God keeps him in his peace now.

    Our condolences to you, Kenny, Elise, Zeke and Zack. Melissa and the rest of the family.

    You are in our prayers.

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  9. Teresa,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your son. I am praying for you and your family. May the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. You will see him again where everything is perfect.

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  10. Donny and family: Heartbroken for your loss. I remember him as the cutest little boy ever. He would always make us smile! Many wonderful memories of the trips out west. Praying for you all with much love.

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  11. Donnie, Michelle, and Teresa, our hearts ache for you during this tragedy. Mitchell was such fun to be around as a wonderful little boy. We’ll remember many good times. Our prayer is that God will comfort you during this time.

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  12. Donnie,Teresa, Don and Rosetta. We were truly heartbroken to hear of Mitchell’s passing. May God bless and keep you during this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  13. Teresa,

    Our hearts break for you and your family during this extremely difficult time in your lives. Our prayers of comfort and peace to our Lord and Savior are with you. We are asking Him to send His angels to surround You with His love, as only He can do.

    Love You All so much!❤️🙏🏼
    Dale, Eve and family

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