|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1931|
|Death: ||May 24, 2002|
Van Buren County
Bill Allen, 70, of East Prairie, MO, died May 24, 2002, in Fairfield Bay, AR.
Born Nov. 29, 1931, in Wolf Island, MO, son of the late G.M. "Pete" and Bessie Hockersmith Allen, he lived in Mississippi County most of his life, where he was a farmer until retiring in 2000. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
On March 13, 1955, he married Ava June Smith who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Joe Allen; two daughters, LuAnn Cantrell and Tracy Hohler; two brothers, Leondas "Doc" and G.W. Allen; two sisters, Maxine Lasters and Vivian Watson; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Four brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
Services were conducted at Shelby Funeral Home. Rob Kespelher, pastor of the First Church of God in East Prairie, officiated.
Burial followed in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.
Pallbearers were: Greg Nunn, Glen Nunn, Gary Nunn, Brad Ryan, Tony Schultze and Mitch Cadle.
May 28 2002 Sikeston Standard Democrat
George Matthew Allen (1892 - 1970)
Charley Bessie Hockersmith Allen (1894 - 1985)
Ava June Smith Allen (1932 - 2014)*
Jewell L Allen (1915 - 1981)*
Maxine Elizabeth Allen Rockett Laster (1926 - 2007)*
Daisy Marshall Allen Nunn (1929 - 2001)*
Billy Gene Allen (1931 - 2002)
Roy Dee Allen (1938 - 1946)*
US AIR FORCE
Created by: Graver Gal
Record added: Jan 04, 2009
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