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Leithia S. Bryant Allen
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1888
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1961
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Mrs. Leitha S. Allen, 73, died at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, July 29 after an illness of several weeks. She was a native of Grant Parish but had spent most of her life in Winnfield.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at the Winnfield First Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. R. H. Staples, officiating. Burial was in the Garden of Memories Cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Mrs. Allen was a devout member of the Methodist Church and was active in the missionary societies.

Survivors are one son, Bryant R. Allen, Clearfield, Utah; three daughters, Mrs. C. E. Thompson, Baton Rouge; Mrs. Jewel Canerday, Calvin; Mrs. Rayford Roark, Winnfield; two brothers, Willie and DeLeon Bryant, both of Montgomery; four sisters, Mrs. Jim Jackson, Montgomery; Mrs. Elizabeth Reeves, Monroe; Mrs. Willis McIlwain, Winnfield; Mrs. Niece Williams, Ferriday; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Dennis Shell, Denton Shell, Harold Roark, J. W. Wroten, Jim Russell, Jr., and D. L. Dunklebarter.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American (Winnfield, LA), August 3, 1961 
 
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 Parents:
  James Asa Madison Bryant (1858 - 1928)
  Sarah Ann Elizabeth Bedgood Bryant (1859 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Ray Allen (1894 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  Clarissa Allen Canerday (1917 - 1991)*
  Bryant Ray Allen (1918 - 1962)*
  Cornelius Allen (1920 - 1923)*
  Willa Dee Allen Roark (1922 - 1984)*
  Rose Allen Thompson (1930 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  James William Bryant (1881 - 1961)*
  John Henry Bryant (1884 - 1957)*
  George H. Bryant (1886 - 1906)*
  Leithia S. Bryant Allen (1888 - 1961)
  Necie Bryant Williams (1890 - 1975)*
  Elizabeth Bryant Reeves (1894 - 1979)*
  Jesse Lee Bryant (1896 - 1960)*
  Vivian Bryant Jackson (1899 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Garden of Memories
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Sep 08, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11707152
Leithia S. <i>Bryant</i> Allen
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Leithia S. <i>Bryant</i> Allen
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Beyond the sunset lies the heaven of peace.
- Shirley Clark Ashley
 Added: Jun. 4, 2010
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Apr. 9, 2007
May you rest in heavenly peace and God Bless you.
- Kelly +~Rest in peace~
 Added: Sep. 8, 2005
 
 
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