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Gretta Estal King Allen
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1898
Wirt County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1980
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Mrs. Gretta Estal Allen, 81, of 1113 13th St., died Sunday at the residence of her daughter, Willadene Wingrove, in Vincent, Ohio.
She was born in Wirt County, daughter of the late William and Lutrincy Showalter King. She was a member of the Liberty Street Church of God.
She is also survived by three sons, Sterling of Columbus, Ohio, Murl of Vienna and Merritt of Parkersburg, a second daughter, Wilma Sheppard of Akron, Ohio; three sisters, Meredith Oliver of Parkersburg, Sylvia Wigal of Vienna, and Cleona Wigal in Florida; 12 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Allen, in May, two brothers and two sisters.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, with burial in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.
The Parkersburg Sentinel, Monday, 4 August 1980, pg. 12
Family links: 
  William Howard King (1875 - 1952)
  Lutrincy Showalter King (1876 - 1950)
  John Merriman Allen (1892 - 1980)
  Gretta Estal King Allen (1898 - 1980)
  Meredith King Oliver (1909 - 1986)*
  Orpha Catherine King Heck (1911 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Carol McConkey Skeen
Record added: Oct 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59720982
Gretta Estal <i>King</i> Allen
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My grandmother and a saint, Love your grandson
- Larry Allen
 Added: Jul. 20, 2011

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