|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1889|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 1967|
Mrs. Cora Allen, 77, a former resident of this city, died Sunday, March 19, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Muriel Moore in Memphis and her funeral was held the following Tuesday afternoon at the Memphis Funeral Home. The Rev. A.D. Foreman officiated and burial was in Memphis Memorial Park.
Mrs. Allen was born June 27, 1889, at Rogers Springs, Tenn., the daughter of Jim and Martha Shelly. In 1909 at Rogers Springs she was married to James Luttrell.
In Memphis, in 1923, she was married to John Allen and the family later moved to this city. Mrs. Allen made her home here until 1955 when she moved to Memphis to live with her daughter. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church of this city.
She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Elizabeth Grigory of Caruthersville; three brothers, J.T. Shelly of Memphis, W.H. and C.B. Shelly of Rogers Springs; four sisters, Mrs. Mattie Hensley of Caruthersville, Mrs. J.H. Luttman of Rogers Springs, Mrs. Rena Bevil of Middleton, Tenn. and Mrs. Sarah Swanson of Lawton, Okla; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Thursday, March 30, 1967
John A. Allen (1884 - 1936)
Martha L Moore (1909 - 1974)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
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