|Birth: ||Jan. 9, 1864|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 1950|
Mrs. S. J. ALLEN, 86, long resident of the Panhandle died Friday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. in Perryton. Mrs. ALLEN's death followed a lingering illness of two weeks.
Mrs. ALLEN was born in Hamilton, Texas in 1864 and came to Canadian in the late 1890's. She moved from Canadian to Ochiltree County in 1906. She was the widow of Judge S. ALLEN who was an attorney in Canadian and Perryton. The long time Ochiltree resident was an active member in the Baptist Church. She was one of the original 13 members that founded the First Baptist Church in Ochiltree County.
Mrs. ALLEN's parents were from Hamilton, Texas. Her father was the former Judge James M. RICE who was the first county judge at Hamilton. At that time, judges were called Chief Justices.
The deceased is survived by eight children, four daughters and four sons. They are Walter, Jack, Rupert, and Dewey ALLEN. The daughters are Mrs. S. P. TEVIS and Mrs. Mammie POWERS of Perryton, Mrs. Bruce BRAY of Fresno, California, and Mrs. L. W. ROGERS of Mayfield, Kentucky. All of the children will attend the funeral.
The funeral service will be this afternoon at three o'clock at the First Baptist Church in Perryton with Rev. O. C. Curtis officiating. Boxwell Bros. will direct the services.
Pallbearers will be James, Jack M., Nelson, Jack H., Norman and Bill ALLEN, Cecil TEVIS, Robert POWERS, Bryon TEVIS and Irwin MOLESWORTH.
(Published in The Borger News Herald (TX), June 25, 1950.)
James Monroe Rice (1826 - 1872)
Elizabeth Rice (1830 - 1920)
Samuel Jackson Allen (1856 - 1924)*
Bertie Juanita Allen Tevis (1885 - 1973)*
Rupert Cecil Allen (1887 - 1961)*
Walter R. Allen (1889 - 1975)*
Mamie E. Powers (1891 - 1983)*
Jack Rice Allen (1893 - 1957)*
Dewey Rice Allen (1899 - 1976)*
Catherine Allen (1903 - 1920)*
Plot: Section B / Row 19
Created by: Donna Barnes
Record added: Sep 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41638017