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Willie Lee Allen, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1917
Cotton Plant
Woodruff County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1956

RAYVILLE, March 30 (Special) Willie L. Allen, Sr., 38, was killed on an oil rig 60 miles south of Morgan City in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday.

Time of the funeral has not been set but the service will be held at the Archibald Baptist Church with Rev. Blow officiating. Interment will be in Lone Cherry Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home of Rayville.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Cornelia Allen of Rayville; three daughters, Betty Fay Allen, Shirley Mae Allen, and Judy Dianne Allen all of Rayville; one son, William L. Allen Jr.; four step-children, Elsie Arron, Grace Allen, both of Rayville, Billy Arron of Shreveport, and James Arron of the U.S. Navy; his mother, Mrs. Florence Allen of Rayville; three sisters, Mrs. Katie Smith, and Mrs. Joyce Hanson both of Rayville, and Mrs. Betty Alford of Ca[r]thage, Miss.; four brothers, Jim Allen, Thurman Allen, Andy Allen and Frank Allen, all of Rayville.

The body will lie in state at the home of Andy Allen of Rayville until time of the service.

Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Friday, March 30, 1956

Thank You to Ron Manley for providing the obituary!
 
 
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 Parents:
  Andy Taylor Allen (1872 - 1953)
  Florence Harper Allen (1883 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada Cornelia Allen (1914 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Bettye Faye Allen Spencer (1943 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lone Cherry Baptist Church Cemetery
Mangham
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
Record added: Sep 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77214194
Willie Lee Allen, Sr
Added by: Ron Manley
 
Willie Lee Allen, Sr
Added by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
 
Willie Lee Allen, Sr
Added by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
 
 
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- Ron Manley
 Added: Apr. 27, 2014
 
 
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