|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2008|
Sarah Evelyn Allen, 88, of Evansville, Ind., formerly of McLeansboro, died at 2:20 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2008, at Angel River Health and Rehab Center in Evansville, Ind.
She was born on June 11, 1919, in Hamilton County, daughter of Olford H. and Nora Mabel (Bowers) Reed. She married Arthur N. Allen on April 23, 1971, and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Mrs. Allen is survived by two nieces, Rebecca Griepenstroh and Charlotta Fehd of Evansville, Ind.; and a nephew, Daniel R. Groves of Marietta, Ga.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Groves.
She was retired from Reed Holcomb and, along with her late husband, trained border collies, making a Disney movie about the training of their border collies. She attended Barker Avenue Primitive Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Old Springer Cemetery near McLeansboro with the Rev. Travis Housley officiating. Those attending are asked to go directly to the cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the church and will be accepted at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro, which is in charge of arrangements.
Created by: Kyle
Record added: Apr 26, 2008
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