|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1927|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2010|
South Dakota, USA
Melissa Allen, 82, Black Hawk, SD, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital Hospice of the Hills.
Melissa was born October 7, 1927 at Tallahassee, FL to Booker T. and Christeen (Taylor) Brown.
She married her late husband, Lynn Allen in Norwood, SC. Melissa was self-employed and enjoyed cleaning homes, gardening, family and friends.
She moved to South Dakota twelve years ago to live with her daughter, Deloris (Bill) Frank. Melissa loved to go fishing, boating, and watching lots of sports on TV.
Melissa attended Divine Shepard Lutheran in Black Hawk.
A memorial has been established.
Survivors include her daughters, Lana (Claude) Spencer, Lilesville, NC, Itelia Allen, Baltimore, MD, Doris (Gary) Sysmond, Peoria, IL, Deloris (William) Frank, Black Hawk, SD, Cynthia K. Lurry, Tallahassee, FL; son, Booker T. McCullough, Denver, CO; brother, Johnny T. (Marlene) Brown, Lyons, NY; sister, Bernice McCullough, Danville, IL; nineteen grandchildren; and twenty-seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lynn Allen; and brother, Raymond T. Brown.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 7, 2010 at Kirk Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with a public prayer service starting at 6:30 pm. Visitation will continue on Friday one hour prior to services at the church.
Funeral services will be Friday, January 8, 2010 at 11:00 am at Divine Shepard Lutheran in Black Hawk, SD with Rev. Randy Sturzenbecher officiating.
Burial will follow at Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Rapid City.
Family and friends may sign Melissa's online guestbook at www.kirkfuneralhome.com.
Pine Lawn Memorial Park
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Jan 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46411586