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Alice Johnston Kessel Allison
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1889
Congo
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1978
Chester
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA

She worked for the Dale K. Allison Insurance Agency on Carolina Ave., Chester, WV, until she was in her 80s. Dale was her son.

From 1920 until 1951, she lived at 102 Railroad Street in Chester, WV. From 1951 until her death in 1978, she lived at 611 6th Street in Chester.

She told me at one time that she wasn't born on 01 November, but I don't remember what the real date was. Her birth record says 30 Nov, but she never celebrated her birthday on any other day but 01 November.

Obituary:

The Evening Review
Friday, 02 Jun 1978


Family graveside services will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell for Mrs. Alice J. Allison, 88, of 611 6th St., Chester.
The rites will be conducted by Dr. George Espy of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church of which she was a member.

Mrs. Allison died Thursday at 12:15 PM at the Fox Nursing Home in Chester after a four month illness.

A lifelong area resident, Mrs. Allison was born Nov. 1, 1889, in Congo, near Newell, a daughter of Thomas E. [sic] Kessel and Mary Martin Kessel.
She was retired in 1974 from the office of her son, Dale K. Allison Insurance Agency in Chester, where she worked as a bookkeeper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burgess W. Allison.

Besides her son, Dale, survivors include another son, Bryon [sic] B. Allison of Chester, a daughter, Mrs. John H. (Mary) Remley of Indianapolis, Ind., five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours.
The Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester is in charge of arrangements. The family requests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Westminster United Presbyterian Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Pleasant Upton Kessel (1862 - 1942)
  Mary E. Martin Kessel (1864 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Burgess Wesley Allison (1888 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Mary Isabel Allison Remley (1915 - 1995)*
  Dale Kessel Allison (1919 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edgar Earl Kessel (1885 - 1967)*
  Alice Johnston Kessel Allison (1889 - 1978)
  Helen Fay Kessel Pugh (1891 - 1974)*
  Donald Wayne Kessel (1894 - 1968)*
  Bernard Merle Kessel (1896 - 1966)*
  Lois E. Kessel Bischoff (1901 - 1971)*
  Kenneth Karl Kessel (1908 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shadow Lawn Memory Garden
Newell
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: S-P Allison
Record added: Oct 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6860028
Alice Johnston <i>Kessel</i> Allison
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Alice Johnston <i>Kessel</i> Allison
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