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 Virginia Marie <I>Meyer</I> Allen

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Virginia Marie Meyer Allen

  • Birth 22 Jul 1920 Granite City, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 25 Jul 2005 Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 13054872

Widow of James R. Allen, whom she married in St. Louis, Missouri on January 30, 1943. Daughter of Thomas J. and Marie T., nee Smola, Meyer; sister of Thomas P. Meyer. All preceded her in death.

Mother of Roger L. Allen and grandmother of Scott Allen and Erin Allen.

Mrs. Allen attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale where she received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Education. Beginning her career as a teacher in 1949, she taught in Glen Carbon, Edwardsville and Caseyville. From 1957 and until her retirement in 1981, she held the positions of teacher, supervisor and principal in the Cahokia School District.

She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Belleville and a lifetime member of the SIUC Alumni Association.

This information was obtained through Mrs. Allen's obituary in the Belleville News-Democrat, dated July 28, 2005.

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  • Maintained by: hslms
  • Originally Created by: Nan
  • Added: 17 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13054872
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Virginia Marie Meyer Allen (22 Jul 1920–25 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13054872, citing Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by hslms (contributor 47268258) .