Ms. Valeria Andera Allen, 53, departed this earthly life on Saturday September 14, 2019. Her Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 12 PM at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, 5410 Louisburg Rd., Raleigh, NC. A public Viewing will be held on Thursday at Haywood Funeral Home from 2 PM to 8 PM. A one hour Visitation will be held at the church on Friday beginning at 11:00 AM. The interment follows the service in Carolina Biblical Gardens.