Edna and her son Leo, Jr. standing in front of the family home. The house is still standing on Lewis Street in Tabor City, NC. Edna Nealey Allen (1914-1985) was born in Wilmington, NC. She and her husband raised four boys and two girls. Leo Allen Jr. (1938- ) was born in Coumbus County, NC. He registered for Selective Service in Whiteville, and was drafted. He was an Army Ranger, training draftees and participating in the Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba.