Feb. 11, 1877 Oriole Cape Girardeau County Missouri, USA
Dec. 23, 1952 Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau County Missouri, USA
The Southeast Missourian Cape Girardeau MO Dec. 23, 1952 page 2 Mrs. Nancy A. Allen, 75 years old, wife of the late Jacob "Tobe" Allen, died of complications at 11:30 a.m. today at a hospital here where she had been a patient since Dec. 7. Mrs. Allen was born Feb. 9, 1877, at Oriole and lived in that community all her life. Her husband passed away Nov. 13, 1949. Surviving are four sons, Alfred and Luther Allen of Cape Girardeau, Burley Allen of Neelys Landing and Sherman Allen of Oriole; a daughter, Mrs. Ralph Singleton of Oriole; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Goforth of Puxico, 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. The body is at Haman Funeral Home and will be taken to the Iona Baptist Church at Oriole at noon Thursday. Services will be conducted there at 2 by the minister, Rev. Glenn Cummins, and Rev. L. W. Cleland, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Burial will be in McLain Chapel Cemetery.