|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1913|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2002|
Evelyn Cecilia Allen, 89, of Decatur, formerly of Illiopolis, died Oct. 17, 2002, in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Allen was born Jan. 19, 1913, in Decatur, the daughter of Clarence and Mary Gerin Wayne.
She was a parishioner of St. Thomas Catholic Church and Our Lady of Lourdes for many years. She volunteered for Decatur Memorial Hospital and visited various nursing facilities, where she donated her beautiful lap afghans. She operated her own beauty salon in Illiopolis for many years and was manager of Goldblatt's Beauty Salon. She was an avid bowler, winning tournaments and trophies. She married Ernest T. Allen on Sept. 7, 1929, in Monticello. He preceded her in death June 13, 1981.
She was a wonderful and loving mother to her eight children, Richard, Lauretta, Robert, Terry, Rosalie, Victor, Michael and Joda. She also leaves behind her 18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two of her children and one great-grandson.
Graveside services in Riverside Cemetery, Illiopolis.
Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - October 29, 2002
Ernest T. Allen (1909 - 1981)
Victor P. Allen (1944 - 2008)*
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Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Mar 02, 2008
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