|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1866|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1961|
Allen moved to MO in 1884 at the age of 18. He was a farmer and ran a cider mill for area orchard owners. He was blind the last 18 years of his life and he made braided rugs and flower planters of bottle caps. He also loved cats and dogs.
Allen lived near Fairview, MO for 77 years and then moved to the Black Rest Home in Monett, MO.
He became a member of the Church of the Brethren in 1913 and was elected a deacon a couple of years later.
His wife and infant son preceded him in death.
He was survived by 7 children: Viola Trenary of Stark City; Myrtle Ely of Fairview; Wilbert of Fairview; Arthur of Fairview; Firman of Fairview; Lester of Fairview; Herbert of Joplin.
29 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.
2 half sisters: Emma Evans of Neosho; Lottie Stewart of Okmulgee, OK
Funeral services conducted by W. Ethmer Erisman of Elkhart, Iowa, grandson of the deceased; and Robert Sifrit, pastor of Shoal Creek Church of the Brethren in Fairview.
Burial was in Muncie Chapel cemetery under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home of Wheaton, MO.
Paul, Bobby, Rex, and Billy Allen Erisman; Gorman Trenary and Gerald Ely, all grandsons, were the escorts (pallbearers).
Married Cindy Rilla Miller - May 28, 1889
-Margaret remarried John Lampkins-
David Ryder Erisman (1838 - 1876)
Margaret Ann Houck Lampkins (1843 - 1905)
Cinda Rilla Miller Erisman (1868 - 1909)
Charles Oscar Erisman (1890 - 1892)*
Cynthia Viola Erisman Trenary (1892 - 1980)*
Wilbert A. Erisman (1893 - 1977)*
Myrtle Anne Erisman Ely (1895 - 1981)*
Arthur Lee Erisman (1897 - 1973)*
Firman Lesley Erisman (1900 - 1973)*
Herbert John Erisman (1902 - 1979)*
Lester Soloman Erisman (1904 - 1991)*
Clement Lared Erisman (1864 - 1866)*
Allen Eugene Erisman (1866 - 1961)
Cynthia Alice Erisman Wogoman (1870 - 1956)*
Muncie Chapel Cemetery
Maintained by: Marylee Tuttle
Originally Created by: Don Ely
Record added: Sep 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21549064