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Helen Mae Willis Allen
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1902
Louisville
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1930
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

Helen was the daughter of William David Willis & Marinda Snow (Martin) Willis.
She married Forista ‘Forrest' George Allen 15 Sep 1920 in Clay Co.,IL. There was 4 children born to this marriage:
Ernie , Erma , Richard and Lester Allen
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PVT. LESTER G. ALLEN KILLED IN ACTION
Retyped from Farina News 24 Aug 1944 - Farina, Fayette Co.,IL
Pvt. Lester G. Allen, 19, son of Forrest Allen, Arthur, ILL., was reported killed in action July 10th while engaged in the invasion of France.
Lester was born in Arkansas, and while a small boy his mother died, At the age of twelve he made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Emill Graumenz, who live west of Edgewood.
On September 9, 1943 he was inducted into the armed service, receiving training at Camp Van Dorn, Miss. and Camp Breckenridge, KY. His last furlough was spent in the Graumenz home, early in March before going overseas a few weeks later.
In addition to his father he leaves two brothers, Cpl. Ernest, stationed in England and Richard, in the Navy, and a sister, Erma Marmall, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Graumenz, who made him a member of their family, and many other relatives and friends 
 
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 Parents:
  William David Willis (1869 - 1926)
  Marinda Snow Martin Willis (1882 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Forista George Allen (1901 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Ernie Albert Allen (1921 - 2003)*
  Richard W. Allen (1923 - 2006)*
  Lester G Allen (1925 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Mae Willis Allen (1902 - 1930)
  Jacob Paul Willis (1904 - 1971)*
  David Walter Willis (1905 - 1989)*
  Joseph Thomas Willis (1907 - 1965)*
  Lois Josephine COHOON Willis Hill (1908 - 1961)*
  Robert Willis (1911 - 1911)*
  Hattie Jane Willis Baxley (1914 - 1947)*
  Lottie Belle Willis (1917 - 1917)*
  Mary Emily Willis Cooley (1918 - 1973)*
  Rosa Ellen Willis Ritchey (1920 - 1993)*
  Richard Willis (1921 - 1921)*
  Erma Colona Willis Hall (1923 - 2013)*
  James Martin Willis (1926 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Browns Cemetery
Edgewood (Effingham County)
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Fred Cornelius Cohoon
Record added: Aug 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15480680
Helen Mae <i>Willis</i> Allen
Added by: Fred Cornelius Cohoon
 
Helen Mae <i>Willis</i> Allen
Added by: Fred Cornelius Cohoon
 
 
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