|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1930|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2009|
Mary Jo Freeman Allgood, age 78, of Henderson, KY, passed away at 3:00 PM, Saturday, January 10, 2009, at her home, surrounded by her family and caregivers.
She was born March 14, 1930 in Henderson. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church for over 50 years. She graduated from Hebbardsville High School in 1948 and Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in 1951. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degree from the University of Evansville. She retired in 1993 from Deaconess Hospital after 42 years as a registered nurse and instructor at the Deaconess School of Nursing. In 1997 she received her 45 year pin from the American Red Cross for her volunteer work in Disaster Health Services in Evansville, IN.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Douglas W. Allgood and her parents, John D. and Sallie E. Poole.
3 Sisters: D.D. Gibson and her husband Roy Benton, KY
Marguriette Poole Zion, KY
Helen Baxter and her husband Lloyd Zion, KY
2 Brothers: Buddy Poole and his wife Ruby Zion, KY
Butch Poole and his wife Delilah Zion, KY
3 Step-Daughters: Debbie Pascua and her husband Larry Louisville, KY
Laura Bolin and her husband Harry Shelbyville, KY
Stacey Nickell and her husband David Ledbetter, KY
5 Step Grandchildren
1 Step Great Grandchild
Nieces and Nephews
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at Zion Baptist Church, Henderson, KY. Dr. Dan Garland will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Henderson, KY.
Friends may call from 1:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home and from 9:00 AM until service time on Wednesday at Zion Baptist Church, Henderson, KY.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Zion Baptist Church-Journey to Tomorrow Fund, St. Anthony's Hospice, and American Red Cross.
John Dorris Poole (1904 - 1969)
Sallie Ellen Freeman Poole (1915 - 1983)
Douglas W. Allgood (1930 - 1990)
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Created by: Lynn Fischer
Record added: Oct 30, 2012
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