|Birth: ||Nov. 1, 1933|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 2009|
Mrs. Allen was a registered nurse at Jefferson Memorial Hospital until retiring; she enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking and was a beloved granny to all her grandchildren.
Lois Verdean Allen, 75, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:05 A.M. on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
She was born on Wednesday, November 1, 1933 in Dahlgren, Illinois the daughter of the late Otis and Lucille (Cravens) Sodders. She married Lee Allen on December 21, 1973 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
Surviving family members include her Husband: Lee Allen of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 2 Children: Kenny Lomax of Opdyke, Illinois and Diane Herman of Pekin, Illinois; 5 Grandchildren: Cannon Lomax of Opdyke, Illinois, Stacy Cannon and husband Shane of Salem, Illinois, Lori Townsen and husband Mike of Pekin, Illinois; Kari Harkleroad and husband Rob of Pekin, Illinois and Lane Lomax of Opdyke, Illinois; Sister: Louise Shockley and husband Clyde of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 10 Great Grandchildren, 4 Stepchildren, 11 Step Grandchildren, 18 Step Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Her parents preceded her in death.
FUNERAL SERVICES: were held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Reverend Kenneth Holland officiated. INTERMENT: Middle Creek Cemetery in Hamilton County, Illinois. VISITATION: was held from 5 to 8:00 P.M. on Friday, June 19, 2009 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association and will be accepted at the funeral home, may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 or may be made online at http://www.mywishes.info/1210
Middle Creek Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 23, 2011
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