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Lorraine Drissell Allen
Birth: Jul. 12, 1924
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 2013
Utah, USA

Lorraine Drissell Russell Allen

Our sweet beautiful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, Lorraine Allen left her earthly body to return to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013.

Lorraine was born July 12, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois to Rexford Drissell & Alice Hall. She attended college at BYU and earned her teaching degree. She enjoyed little children, always helping and listening to them read. She taught Kindergarten in Alaska and Washington. She also tutored at the Central School in Heber, a job that she loved.

She married Sidney Moore Russell (deceased) and later married James Ford Allen (deceased) in the Salt Lake City Temple. Lorraine cooked many meals for horse customers and enjoyed entertaining friends and family.

Lorraine loved life and always had such a positive and happy attitude. She made all those around her feel loved and welcome. She gave of her talents playing her violin at over 400 funerals to comfort others.

She had many church callings including the Stake Relief Society Presidency and taught many Relief Society classes. She loved her family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers forever.

Preceded in death by both her parents and both her husbands, a daughter Michelle Allen, a son Rexford Scott Russell, and a granddaughter Kristi Lynne Cullimore. Survived by her son Gregory Russell Allen (Anita) of Wallsburg, Step-son Sidney Morris Russell (Gloria) of Michigan, Step-daughter Megan Daryl Denison of Idaho, Step-son James Clair Allen of Charleston, Daughter-in-law Karen Russell Christensen of Midway, Sister Jeanne Grossen of California, and by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 11:30 am, at the Wallsburg Cemetery. A viewing will be held that morning from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at the Wallsburg LDS church, 494 W Main Canyon Rd, Wallsburg, UT.

-Source: Daily Herald, Provo, UT; 5 Feb 2013.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Rexford Drissell (1898 - 1975)
  Alice Marguerite Hall Drissell (1900 - 1985)
 
 Spouses:
  Sidney Moore Russell (1921 - 1961)
  James Ford Allen (1918 - 1988)
 
 Children:
  Michelle Allen (1965 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wallsburg Cemetery
Wallsburg
Wasatch County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: AnnieDuckettHundley
Record added: Feb 05, 2013
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What a beautiful and genuine example of love you were to me. I will remember you always. May you have eternal peace.
- AnnieDuckettHundley
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013
 
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