Funeral for Moneymore farmer killed in accident


MOURNERS turned out for the funeral of Moneymore farmer Henry Allen who died in a tragic accident on his farm on Thursday.

It is believed Mr Allen fell from a wall on his Quilly Road farm while working with silage.

He was an elder in nearby Carndaisy Baptist Church and a past secretary of the Moneymore Bible and Crown Defenders LOL 93.

Retired pastor Winston Jordan, said the whole community had been shocked by the tragedy.

Mr Jordan described Mr Allen as “a lovely person” who had very strong Christian beliefs.

The funeral service was held in Carndaisy Baptist Church at 2pm on Sunday, followed by burial in St John’s Parish Churchyard, Moneymore.