Vinita Faye Clevenger Allen

  • Birth 30 Oct 1929 Persia, Harrison County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 2006 Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 15893584

(October 30, 1929 ~ September 15, 2006)

Vinita Faye Clevenger Coble Allen, 76, of rural Columbus, died at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at the Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg following a lengthy illness.

She was born on Oct. 30, 1929, just outside of Persia, Iowa, to Redmond C. Clevenger and Florence Mae Smith Clevenger Hogue. She lived most of her adult life in the Columbus area, moving from the family farm in Iowa at the age of 13.

She married Donald Ray Coble on Nov. 9, 1946, in Columbus. He preceded her in death in 1973. She later married Henry Alexander Allen on Aug. 23, 1974.

Survivors include her children, James R. Coble of rural Columbus, Donna R. Sill of Webb City, Mo., Ruth M. Hageman of rural Galena, Mo., and April S. Douthit of rural Miami, Okla.; one step-son Patrick Allen; two sisters, Shirley Griffitt of rural Columbus and Erma Thompson of Olathe; two brothers, Retired Commander Redmond Clevenger of South Boston, Mass., and William "Bill" Clevenger of Wellsville; 12 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; 10 step-great grandchildren; two unborn great-grandchildren; one unborn step-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; a daughter, Trisha Ann Coble, who died in infancy in 1948; and two sisters, Neva George and Joyce Tyree.


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  • Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
  • Added: 26 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15893584
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vinita Faye Clevenger Allen (30 Oct 1929–15 Sep 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15893584, citing Lone Elm Cemetery, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Barb J "John 3:16" (contributor 46619619) .