Allan was the last Active Charter Member of the Association.
Allan Daniel Lambert, age 90, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2016
surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 15, 1926 in Walkertown,
N.C. to Allen Dewitt and Madie (Gourley) Lambert. Allan graduated from
Hanes High School in Winston-Salem and joined the U. S. Navy during World
War II, serving aboard the USS Athedon in Australia and the Philippines.
On June 17, 1950, he married the love of his life, Nell Markland. Together
they had a daughter and a son.
Allan and Nell enjoyed traveling together to annual gatherings of United
Travelers of America, Retired Police Officers Association, and USS Athedon
Reunions where he made lifelong relationships with many friends. They also
joined friends on Wake Forest sports event bus trips, Methodist Church
Conferences and adventures to new locations.
Allan’s 40 year career in the Administrative Office of The Courts ended
serving as Assistant Clerk of Superior Court in North Carolina. He served
two years as President of North Carolina Retired Peace Officers Association,
Inc. Throughout his career and retirement years, Allan shared his time and
talents in many humanitarian volunteer positions. In addition to being the
“go to” person on several committees of Konnoak Hills United Methodist
Church and helping with all church fundraisers, he was the recipient of the
United Methodist Men Laity Award as well as a Certificate of Appreciation for
15 Years of Distinguished Service as Treasurer at Konnoak Hills UMC. As a
Charter member of the Konnoak Hills Lions Club for over 50 years, he served
two terms as president and promoted the organization his entire life,
receiving the Jack Stickley Fellow Award for Dedicated Humanitarian Service
to the North Carolina Foundation. He also spent many years stocking the
shelves at Sunnyside Ministries.
Allan’s special interests and hobbies included drawing cartoons to entertain
kids, fishing, raising a family and doing unspoken good deeds.
He never met a stranger and was loved by everyone that met him. His very
special talent for finding the good in everyone and challenging them to let go
of problems and move forward earned him the title of “very special angel” by
many who loved him and were recipients of his kindness. In his quiet
demeanor, he nourished people around him with love, faith, and humor. He
survived by his beloved wife of 66 years Nell; daughter Diann Lambert
Revels (Randy); son Mark Allan Lambert (Jewel), grandsons Kent Allan Ball
and Cameron Allan Lambert, great granddaughter Isabelle Ball, sister-in-law
Brenda Markland Kelley (David) and many nieces and nephews.
Allan was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Alton Thomas
Lambert and brother Lyman Lancaster Lambert.
Funeral services will be held on, Saturday, August 27th at 2:00pm,at
Konnoak Hills United Methodist Church, 430 Weisner Street with the
Reverend Ronald Perry officiating.
Burial will follow at Love’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, located behind
Love’s UMC, 2030 Main Street, Walkertown.
The family will greet friends at Hayworth Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas
Creek Parkway on Friday, August 26th from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. On-line
condolences may be posted at www.hawworth-miller.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Allan’s name to Konnoak Hills
United Methodist Church or Konnoa