|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1877|
|Death: ||May 21, 1961|
Funeral services for W. F. Allen, 83, of Callao, who died at the home of his niece, Mrs. Melvin Pyle of Callao, will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday at the Christian Church in Callao. The Rev. Leo Spurling of Kirksville, will officiate at the services and burial will be in the Locust Grove Cemetery. Mr. Allen was born north of Callao 8-23-1877, the son of George and Lucinda Ellis Allen. He was united in marriage to Mrs. Belle Walton in 1907 and they were the parents of four children.
On 5-3-1927 he was married to Miss Anna May Myers, who preceded him in death 1-7-1961. Mr. Allen was a member of the Christian Church of Callao. He had taught school in Macon county 27 years and taught two years in Condon, Oregon. Surviving are two sons, Coslett Allen and Arlan Allen of California; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Barnie Walman, and a stepson, Orval Walton of Kansas City. Two grandchildren, five great grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. Eliza McCully of Callao, Mrs. Ella Dixon of New Cambria, Miss Rowena Allen and Mrs. Frances Sunderland of Callao; one brother, Ross Allen of Callao; other relatives and a host of friends.
The body will lie in state at the Edwards Funeral Home in Callao.
George Ferdinand Allen (1835 - 1915)
Lucinda Ellis Allen (1855 - 1943)
Annie May Myers Allen (1880 - 1961)*
Eliza Ann Allen McCully (1872 - 1970)*
William Franklin Allen (1877 - 1961)
Ada E. Allen (1886 - 1887)*
Rowena M. Allen (1888 - 1966)*
Ross Monroe Allen (1892 - 1962)*
Lavinia Frances Allen Sunderland (1895 - 1985)*
Locust Grove Cemetery
Created by: Judy
Record added: Aug 05, 2011
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