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Lucille Estes Allen
Birth: Aug. 1, 1922
Lee County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 2011
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA

Lucille Estes Allen , one of nine children of Mannie and Selma Estes , was born in Lee County, Mississippi on August 1, 1922 . Lucille's paternal grandparents were Elisha Evans Estes and Sarah Caroline McCarty Estes and her maternal grandparents were John Houston Shumpert and Dora McKinney Shumpert . Her siblings who preceded her in death were Marie Estes Jones , Ernest Estes , and Leonard Estes . Her other siblings are Foy Estes Basden , Mae Estes Ruth, Mannie Estes , Ellen Estes Stroup, and John Thomas Estes. Lucille and her high school sweetheart Will Allen, Jr. graduated in 1940 from Mooreville High School , and then on June 23, 1940 they were married in Lee County, Mississippi. They had two children , a daughter Carolyn Ann Allen and a son William David Allen who was the father of their grandchildren Paul, Carolee, Mike, and Jennifer Allen . Mike and his wife Amber are the parents of their great grandchildren , Megan and Ethan. Lucille received her BS degree in elementary education from Mississippi State University in 1964 and then her Master's degree there in 1966. She was a teacher at Overstreet Elementary in Starkville, Mississippi teaching sixth grade the first year and then first grade for a number of years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed teaching , being active with her church Artesia United Methodist Church , attending Southern gospel music concerts, and being with her family. Lucille and her husband Will celebrated 70 years of marriage prior to her death February 15, 2011.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mannie Evans Estes (1881 - 1969)
  Selma Shumpert Estes (1896 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Will Allen (1921 - 2012)
 
 Siblings:
  Marie Estes Jones (1916 - 2006)*
  Ernest Elisha Estes (1917 - 2007)*
  Foy Lou Estes Basden (1919 - 2013)*
  Lucille Estes Allen (1922 - 2011)
  Mannie Leonard Estes (1927 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
LUCILLE ALLEN 1922 2011
 
Burial:
Memorial Garden Park
Starkville
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Carolyn Allen
Originally Created by: Memory Keeper
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65770786
Lucille <i>Estes</i> Allen
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Lucille <i>Estes</i> Allen
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Lucille <i>Estes</i> Allen
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- Estes Family
 Added: Dec. 10, 2013

- The Allen Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
 Added: Dec. 17, 2012
In memory of a loving wife and mother
- Will, Carolyn and David
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
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