Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Allens in:
 • Drummer Township Cemetery
 • Gibson City
 • Ford County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Merritt Delwon "Dell" Allen
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 22, 1917
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1989
Randolph County
Missouri, USA

GIBSON CITY Dell M. Allen, 72, of Huntsville, Mo., formerly of rural Gibson City, died Monday afternoon (April 17, 1989) at University of Missouri Medical Center, Columbia, Mo.
His funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City, the Rev. Randall Perry officiating. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home
Mr. Allen was born Feb. 22, 1917, in Maroa, a son of Francis and Flora Goin Allen. He married Freda B. Gaultney on June 30, 1940. She died July 30, 1961. He later married Rae M. Stewart on Jan. 10, 1963. She died Sept. 13, 1985.
Surviving are one son, David, Huntsville, Mo.; two stepsons, Kenneth Durbin, Hurst, Texas, and Victor Durbin, Sherman, Texas; two daughters, Priscilla Lewis, Columbus, Ohio, and Dorothy Jean Underwood, Fenton, Mo; one stepdaughter, Ethel Parr, Jacksonville, Mo.; five brothers, Kenneth, LeRoy; Orville, Cullom; Wayne, Bement; and Eugene and Elwood, both of Gibson City; two sisters, Flossie Messick, Thomasboro, and Harriett Marcum, LeRoy; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Mr. Allen was a resident of Randolph County, Mo., for 25 years.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Family links: 
  Francis Merritt Allen (1886 - 1976)
  Flora Elizabeth Goin Allen (1889 - 1982)
  Freda Rose Gaultney Allen (1923 - 1961)*
  Kenneth Jacob Allen (1909 - 2003)*
  Flossie Edith Allen Messick (1912 - 1990)*
  Orville Ralph Allen (1914 - 2004)*
  Merritt Delwon Allen (1917 - 1989)
  Leroy Eugene Allen (1919 - 2008)*
  Elwood Dean Allen (1921 - 1995)*
  Eldon Allen (1925 - 1926)*
  Harriett Elizabeth Allen Marcum (1927 - 2011)*
  Merle Wayne Allen (1930 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Drummer Township Cemetery
Gibson City
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeff Allen
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64276421
Merritt Delwon Dell Allen
Added by: Jeff Allen
Merritt Delwon Dell Allen
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jenn WT
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service