|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1914|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 2011|
Obituary, Durant Daily Democrat, January 1, 2012
Clara Mae Allen passed away in Hereford, Arizona on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at the age of 97 years and 2 days. She was born on Saturday, December 26, 1914, to William Henry and Lou (Caywood) Cooper in Inola, Oklahoma.
Clara Mae married Jess Allen on Saturday, September 23, 1933, in Wagner, Oklahoma. Clara Mae lived most of her life in rural northwest Oklahoma and raised her family in Morris, Oklahoma. When she retired from Oklahoma State University Technical College, Rehab Center, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, she and Jess moved to Durant, Oklahoma, to be near a son and daughter. She left Durant in 2001 to move to southeastern Arizona to be near a son and his family, and resided there until her death. Clara Mae faithfully attended Calvary Baptist Church in Durant, Oklahoma and was a member of The Goodwell Home Demo Club.
Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Lou Cooper; husband, Jess Allen; sons, Darel and Vernon Allen; daughter-inlaw, Emma Allen; brothers and sisters, Cleo, Virginia, Delbert, Clifford and Jervis.
Family Hour will be from 6-7:00 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2012 at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at the Highland Chapel at the Highland Cemetery in Durant, Oklahoma. Dr. Jerry Polson will be officiating.
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Jess Lee Allen (1913 - 1989)*
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