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Cuma Shelley Allen
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1922
Hill County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2003
Bosque County
Texas, USA

Hillsboro Reporter
Thursday, August 14, 2003


Cuma Allen, 80, of Clifton died Sunday, August 10, 2003 at a Clifton hospital. She was born December 9, 1922 in Whitney, daughter of Rollan H. and Dova Ward Shelley, where she grew up and lived until several years ago. A graduate of Whitney High School, she worked during elections for 52 years, serving as an election judge for some of that time. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Whitney. She married Samuel Bush April 8, 1943, and he preceded her in death November 22, 1944. She married Willard Allen December 31, 1949, and he preceded her in death November 20, 1980. Survivors include: one daughter, Nelda Jo Kettler and husband, Smokey, of Clifton; one sister, Barbara Miles of Dallas; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one niece; and one great-nephew. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Whitney with Rev. W. L. Walker and Rev. John Carl officiating. Burial was at Bethlehem Cemetery near Whitney.  
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  Rollan Hoadley Shelley (1903 - 1996)
  Dova Ward Shelley (1902 - 1984)
  Samuel Walter Bush (1917 - 1944)*
  Willard Lois Allen (1919 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethlehem Cemetery
Hill County
Texas, USA
Created by: Cathy Creger Shelley
Record added: Aug 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7763238
Cuma <i>Shelley</i> Allen
Added by: Cathy Creger Shelley
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