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Thisbe Callahan Allen
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1917
Lyman
Wayne County
Utah, USA
Death: May 30, 2008
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend passed away peacefully on May 30, 2008 after 90 wonderful years of life. She resided at 434 East Boise Street (9270 South) in Sandy, Utah at the time of her death.

She was born September 7, 1917 in Lyman, Utah to Hazel Allen and David Callahan. She was the 2nd of nine children.

She married J. Hyrum Pierce on July 13, 1934, later solemnized in the Manti Temple, he died June, 1940. She married Fred R. Allen on December 13, 1941, he died on April 5, 1995.

Thisbe is survived by six of her seven children, Ted H. (Lorraine) Pierce, Jerry (Jan) Pierce, Hazel Pierce (Jim) Nelson, Kay Allen (Rex) Frehner, Fred N. (Judy) Allen, Charlotte Allen (John) Archer; stepchildren, Joe Zaugg, Marie Hill and Blanche Kohler. She is also survived by 24 grandchildren and 79 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Wilma Baldwin, Velma (Bill) Abner and Glenda Garlock. Preceded in death by daughter, Margaret; three brothers and one sister and three grandchildren, Cliff and Kelly Craig and Anita Hunsaker.

Thisbe was a lifelong and proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was truly a unique individual with many friends and widely known for her wise counsel. She was a loving mother who always put her children's needs above her own. She was dearly loved and will be missed.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 5, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley Mortuary, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 So.), where Friends and Family may call Wednesday, June 4, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 11-11:45 a.m. prior to the Services.
Interment: South Jordan City Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News from 6/3/2008 - 6/4/2008. 
 
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 Parents:
  David John Callahan (1888 - 1946)
  Hazel Dell Allen Callahan (1896 - 1964)
 
 Spouses:
  Fred Richard Allen (1902 - 1995)*
  Jonathan Hyrum Pierce (1910 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Ted Hyrum Pierce (1935 - 2008)*
  Jerry Dean Pierce (1937 - 2014)*
  Margaret Allen (1942 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilma Hope Callahan Baldwin (1915 - 2011)*
  Thisbe Callahan Allen (1917 - 2008)
  Glenda Dell Callahan Garlock (1926 - 2008)*
  Delano Callahan (1932 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Jordan Cemetery
South Jordan
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
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Thisbe <i>Callahan</i> Allen
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Thisbe <i>Callahan</i> Allen
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Thisbe <i>Callahan</i> Allen
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 Added: Jun. 4, 2008
 
 
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