|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 17, 1999|
Life-long Morgantown resident Florence R. Allen died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at Kennedy Living Center in Martinsville. She was 94.
Mrs. Allen was born September 25, 1904, in Morgan County to Fredrick Phillips and Mary M. Hiestand.
She and Ray I. Allen were married November 29, 1922, in Mooresville. He died July 25, 1989.
In her early years, she had worked as a sales clerk at L. S. Ayres in Indianapolis. In 1952, Mrs. Allen and her husband opened Green Hill Drive-In Restaurant in Morgantown. They operated the business until 1966.
Later Mrs. Allen worked as a cook for Delta Upsilon Fraternity House in Bloomington from 1966 until 1977 when she retired.
She was a member of Morgantown Christian Church and Indianapolis Good Sams Camp Club.
Mrs. Allen enjoyed sewing and other crafts. She also enjoyed camping and was an avid basketball fan.
Survivors include a daughter, Saundra K. Morse of Morgantown; a sister, Grace Dillon of Monrovia; six grandchildren, Greg Voshell of Indianapolis, Brad Voshell of Morgantown, Mathew Morse of Martinsville, Scott Morse of Bloomington, Rick Morse of Morgantown and Kara Clemens of Bloomington; six great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, David Phillips and Ray Phillips; a sister, Hazel Bean; and a daughter, Lou Voshell, who died December 26, 1982.
The Reverend Burt Brock conducted a service Saturday morning, March 20, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home in Morgantown.
Burial was in that community's East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morgantown Christian Church, PO Box 306, Morgantown, Indiana 46160.
Brown County, Indiana, Obituaries, 1914-1994, Vol. 4, 1994-1999, Compiled by Nancy Coulter, Brown County Historical Society, PO Box 668, Nashville, Indiana 47448. All the obituary notices in this volume appeared in the Brown County Democrat between June 1, 1994 and December 31, 1999.
Mary Hiestand Nungester (1884 - 1968)
Florence R. Phillips Allen (1904 - 1999)
Hazel May Phillips Bean (1906 - 1999)*
Grace Marie Phillips Dillon (1914 - 2012)*
East Hill Cemetery
Created by: Darlina Shaw
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
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