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Mollie Jo Allen Widner
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1935
Winston
Sierra County
New Mexico, USA
Death: May 2, 2013

Mollie Jo (Allen) Widner recently of Las Cruces, New Mexico, was promoted from this mortal life to an immortal life with the Savior on Thursday evening May 2, 2013, at the age of 77. Mollie was the fifth of seven children born to Morris John and Ruby Allen on November 23, 1935 in Winston, New Mexico. Mollie married Neville "Neil" Widner on December 17, 1955 and together they raised five children. Mollie was preceded in death by Mary Elizabeth, an infant daughter, Neville, her husband of 26 years, and Sandra her eldest child. Mollie is survived by her sister, Ruby "Teeny" Southerland and her husband, Sonny, her brother, Orion Allen and his wife, Bertha, sister, Vera "Jeannie" Roberson and her husband, Donald, daughter, Anna Cole and her husband, Skip, son, Gary and his wife, Dara, son, Brian and his wife, Maria and son, Gregory and his wife, Joy, grandchildren, Bodie Littlejohn, Bryan Mosher and Sarah Widner, Jason, Eric, Michael and Shayla (Moss) Cole, Keegan and Keith Widner, Nicole, Lyndsey and Leigha Widner and Evan and Emma Widner and numerous great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mollie graduated from high school in the Hondo Valley where she participated on an international dance team with her brother and was a member of the band and choir. Following high school she met and married Neville who was an Officer in the United States Air Force. They lived for a brief time in Utah before returning to Las Cruces, New Mexico and started growing their family while attending New Mexico State University. Mollie was a loving and devoted wife and as a mother she was totally engaged with her children's activities, whether 4-H, FFA, horses, baseball, dance, gymnastics, football, basketball, scouts or karate - Mollie was engaged. Mollie still took her personal time for her own interests. An artist, poet and gardener, Mollie enjoyed life. Oh yes..camping, boating and ducks and roses. Mollie's home knew no strangers and her graciousness and generosity were known by all. For years she shared her love of art with many children and family members. In addition she gladly fed, housed, clothed and gave unselfishly to anyone who was in need. Demonstrating God's love to all those she came in contact with was simply her nature. Her grace, forgiveness and love for all of God's children was and will continue to be an example for those she leaves behind. A memorial service to honor the life and legacy of Mollie Widner will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Riverside Church of Christ, 3100 La Orilla Road NW, Albuquerque, NM. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Child Life Council (www.childlife.org). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Neville Voyne Widner (1933 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Sandra Ramona Widner (1954 - 1991)*
  Mary Elizabeth Widner (1957 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Cemetery
Melrose
Curry County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: P Barela
Record added: May 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110007968
Mollie Jo <i>Allen</i> Widner
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