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Esther Elnora Day Allen
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1926
Arthur (Moultrie County)
Moultrie County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 2007
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Esther (Day) Allen, 80 of Decatur, has gone to join her husband Richard Allen in heaven. She passed away on March 24th at her home with her family by her side. Services to celebrate Esther's life will be held at 3 pm Tuesday, March 27, 2007 in the Chapel of Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, conducted by Reverend John W. Younker. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services. Interment with the "Flight Home" Ceremony will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or to Dove. Esther was born on June 1-7, 1926 in Arthur, a daughter to Charles M. and Josie E. (Williamson) Day. She married Richard W. Allen on January 31, 1945; they were married 62 years. She was a retired Vision and Hearing Technician for the State of Illinois. She enjoyed her years of retirement with quilting, cooking and volunteered for Dove Clothing Room. She will be sadly missed by her children- Kathy Gadberry of LaGrange, KY, Stephen and wife Cathy Allen of Thousand Oaks, CA., Mark P. Allen of Decatur, Nora B. and husband Rick Watters of Decatur, daughter-in-law- Kathy B. Allen of Mt. Zion, grandchildren- Chuck, Michelle, Gary, Leslie, Christopher, Richard, Stacy, Brandy, Johnny, Kendall, Wendy, great grandchildren- Jonathan, Nathan, Madison, Kate, Kourtney, Kelsey, Miranda, Aleena, Will, and one more great grandchild on the way, her loving sister-in-law- Erma Marmoll of Glen Ellyn, lots of cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard, beloved son- Randy, parents- Charles and Josie, brothers- Jesse and Dale, sisters- Cleo, Grace and Marie The family would like to give special thanks to Miranda Barclay and Bobby Jones for their great help in our time of need. Thanks to Cancer Care Specialists (Dr. Ben) and the entire wonderful hospice staff. Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at www.legacy.com/herald-review/Obituaries.asp Published in the Decatur Herald & Review on 3/26/2007. 
 
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  Richard W. Allen (1923 - 2006)*
 
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Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Fred Cornelius Cohoon
Record added: Dec 13, 2008
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