|Birth: ||May 4, 1904|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 1996|
Arthur N. Allen, 92, of McLeansboro, died at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 24th, 1996, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Mr. Allen was born May 4, 1904 in Hamilton County, a son of John Logan and Martha Gertrude (Nation) Allen. He was married twice, to Mary O'Neal, now deceased, and to Sarah Evelyn Reed, who survives. He was a retired farmer and livestock operator. He trained border collie sheep dogs and performed exhibitions all over the United States and Canada and was a 25 year National Champion sheep dog handler. Mr. Allen also appeared with several western movie stars during his career. He also starred and appeared in several Walt Disney movies and TV productions. He was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. He was a member of the New Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
The funeral was at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 28, 1996, at Gholson Funeral Home. Rev. John O'Dell officiated. Burial was in Old Springer Cemetery.
Mr. Allen is survived by his wife, Sarah Evelyn Allen; one daughter, Verla Means of Fairfield; one sister, Edith Hulett of Cleveland, Oklahoma; two aunts, Esther Stanley of Fairfield and Maude Nation of Fairfield; two grandchildren, Allen Fern of Wilcox, Arizona, and John Means of Geff; one great-grandchild, Johnna Means.
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