|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1935|
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 2010|
ALLEN Virginia Lou LANGLEY
b: Mar 12 1935, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO
d: Nov 13 2010, Clinton, Henry Co, MO
arr: Vansant-Mills Funeral Home
Daily Democrat, Clinton MO, Jan 3 2011 - Virginia Lou Allen, 75, died November 12, 2010, at Clinton Rehabilitation Healthcare Center where she had lived the past two years. Virginia was born March 12, 1935, in Kansas City to Virgil Thomas Langley and Dorothy (McCarthy) Langley. Virginia graduated from Westport High School in Kansas City in 1953. On September 4, 1954, Virginia married Charles Leonard Allen in Kansas City. Virginia and Charles had just celebrated 56 years of marriage this year. Throughout their marriage, Virginia and Charles loved and cared for more than 35 foster children and became strong advocates for adoption. In 1972, Virginia and Charles opened a Dairy Queen in Raytown and successfully operated the business until moving to Clinton in 1978 when they purchased the local Dairy Queen. Throughout their years in business, Virginia and Charles received regional, national and international awards recognizing their success and leadership in the Dairy Queen Organization and greater business community. They continued to own and operate the Clinton Dairy Queen until retiring in 1999. While in Dairy Queen, Virginia and Charles also opened and operated the Royal Palms for several years, which was a very popular local restaurant and lounge in Clinton. Throughout their years in the business community, Virginia was a strong supporter and sponsor for multiple civic, charitable and community organizations in and around the Clinton area. They were also strong supporters of foreign exchange student programs and were a host family to several international students. Virginia is survived by her husband Charles L. Allen, of the home; their children and grandchildren, Martha Allen of Humansville, Chuck Allen of Clinton, Louann Allen of Muncie, Indiana, Brian Allen (Shelly) and children, Jamie, Jack and Jenny Allen, Columbia, Sean Allen and children, Britine, Josh and Shelby Allen of Columbia and Mark Allen (Karla) and son Caillou Allen, Clinton. Funeral services were held at Vansant-Mills Chapel on Wednesday, November 17. Cremation.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Tamela Allison-Heim
Record added: Jan 17, 2013
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