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William Frances "Bill" Allen
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1874
Adair County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1961
La Plata
Macon County
Missouri, USA

LA PLATA HOME PRESS, La Plata, Missouri
August 17, 1961
WILLIAM F. ALLEN
---Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Baptist Church for William Francis Allen, eighty-seven, who died at his home Wednesday, August 9. Rev. Frank Claibourne was the clergyman with interment in the La Plata Cemetery.
---Mr. Allen, son of Robert and Catherine Shumaker Allen, was born on January 15, 1874 in Adair County.
---On April 2, 1896 he was united in marriage with Mae Eller in Macon County. They were the parents of two daughters and two sons.
---Surviving are his wife, the children, Arthur of La Plata, Mrs. Imogene Baines of Garden Grove, California, Mrs. Maurine Allen of Galesburg and Ben Allen of Higbee, as well as a sister, Tena Reynolds of Fort Madison, Iowa.
---Three sisters preceded him.
---He was a member of the Chariton Grove Baptist Church.
---Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of services.

August 24, 1961
CORRECTION: In last week's issue we incorrectly listed the survivors of William F. Allen who died recently. The correct list is:
---His wife; one son, Arthur of La Plata, three granddaughters, Mrs. Imogene Baines of Garden Grove, California, Mrs. Maurine Russell of Detroit, Michigan and Mrs. Yevonne Wilhite of Clermont, Indiana; two brothers, Ben of Higbee and Henry of Galesburg, Illinois and one sister, Mrs. Tena Reynolds of Fort Madison, Iowa.
---We regret the error. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Linzie Allen (1842 - 1925)
  Duretta Catherine Shumaker Allen (1846 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Mae Eller Allen (1877 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur Lee Allen (1899 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Jane Allen Roberts (1866 - 1946)*
  Susan N. Allen (1867 - 1881)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Allen Shumaker (1870 - 1939)*
  Charles F. Allen (1872 - 1880)*
  William Frances Allen (1874 - 1961)
  Lewellyn Allen (1878 - 1882)*
  Joseph Henry Allen (1880 - 1965)*
  Ada Florence Allen Shoemaker (1882 - 1956)*
  Benjamin Thomas Allen (1884 - 1968)*
  Tena Rosetta Allen Reynolds (1886 - 1963)*
  John Allen (1891 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Plata Cemetery
La Plata
Macon County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Bug Kate
Record added: Jan 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32598448
William Frances Bill Allen
Added by: Farm Girl from MO.
 
William Frances Bill Allen
Added by: Genealogy Bug Kate
 
 
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- Genealogy Bug Kate
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