|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 2007|
Lafayette Journal & Courier, March 20, 2007
Gene Allen, 83
Gene Allen, 83, of Lafayette, died unexpectedly at 10:44 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2007, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born June 25, 1923, in Fountain County, he had lived in Lafayette for 55 years.
He was a veteran, serving in the Army from 1943 to 1946.
His marriage was to Barbara E. Shoaf on March 23, 1947, in Pine Village, and she survives.
Mr. Allen was a salesman at Sears, Roebuck and Co. who also made and sold woodcrafts and worked at Food Finders Food Bank.
He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church and American Legion Post 11. He enjoyed country music, and had played in two country gospel bands. He also enjoyed woodworking, fishing, gardening and hunting mushrooms.
Barbara E. Shoaf Allen (1929 - 2009)*
Armstrong Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Lena Carlson-Harper
Record added: Mar 23, 2007
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