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Lavinia Blanks Allen
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1924
Death: Jul. 7, 2008

Lavinia B Allen, wife of Grover N Allen. Although at the time of the photos, the death date is not in place on the headstone, the temporary marker bears the death date of July 7, 2008. Social Security records indicate that Lavinia Blanks Allen died in Ouachita Parish, Monroe, Louisiana on that same date.

Ouachita County Louisiana Archives Obituaries.....ALLEN, LAVINIA B. July 7, 2008

The News Star World - July 8, 2008

Mulhearn Funeral Home

Sterlington Road Monroe, LA

Funeral services for Mrs. Lavinia B. Allen of Monroe, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington
Road, Monroe, with Rev. Warren Eckhardt of North Monroe Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be at 3:00 PM Wednesday in Sallis, MS.

Mrs. Allen was born November 30, 1924, in Blackstone, VA, and went to be with her heavenly Father and Savior on Monday, July 7, 2008. She was a long-time member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Jackson, MS, and worked for 25 years
as manager of Town and Country Cleaners on Canton Mart Road in Jackson. Mrs.Allen was devoted to her family, meeting the challenges of life with grace and gleaning joy from the simple things of life. She was preceded in death by her
husband of 53 years, Grover N. Allen.

Survivors include her daughter, Dianne A. Graham and husband Michael F. Graham of Monroe, LA; her son, Robert N. Allen of Greenwood, MS; five grandchildren,Michael A. Graham and wife Jennifer, Lauren G. Bailey and husband Mike, all of Monroe, LA, Melanie Bonds and husband Mark of Birmingham, AL, Beverly Allen of Greenwood, MS, and Grover Allen of Vicksburg, MS; great- grandchildren, Beau
and Katie Bailey, Caroline and Lauren Graham, Tara Bonds, and Sierra Allen; one sister, Jane Daniel and husband Tommy of Blackstone, VA; and numerous nieces
and nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00 AM until service time at Mulhearn Funeral Home, Sterlington Road, Monroe.

Special gratitude is given to Mrs. Allen's long-time caregivers: Melba Moore,Gwen Hollins, Dianne Handy, Virginia Johnson of Monroe, LA, and Vanessa
Atkinson of Jackson, MS. These ladies were not only Christian caregivers but also friends and companions who lovingly watched over her and gave her comfort
and joy in her last nine years.

Family links: 
  Grover N. Allen (1923 - 1999)
Sallis Cemetery
Attala County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: Buena Smith
Originally Created by: T D Burnley
Record added: Sep 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77183418
Lavinia <i>Blanks</i> Allen
Added by: T D Burnley
Lavinia <i>Blanks</i> Allen
Added by: T D Burnley
Lavinia <i>Blanks</i> Allen
Added by: T D Burnley
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- T D Burnley
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011

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