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 Allen Eugene Erisman

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Allen Eugene Erisman

  • Birth 20 Mar 1866 Ohio, USA
  • Death 27 Jul 1961 Newton County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 21549064

Allen moved to MO in 1884 at the age of 18. He was a farmer and ran a cider mill for area orchard owners. He was blind the last 18 years of his life and he made braided rugs and flower planters of bottle caps. He also loved cats and dogs.
Allen lived near Fairview, MO for 77 years and then moved to the Black Rest Home in Monett, MO.
He became a member of the Church of the Brethren in 1913 and was elected a deacon a couple of years later.
His wife and infant son preceded him in death.
He was survived by 7 children: Viola Trenary of Stark City; Myrtle Ely of Fairview; Wilbert of Fairview; Arthur of Fairview; Firman of Fairview; Lester of Fairview; Herbert of Joplin.
29 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.
2 half sisters: Emma Evans of Neosho; Lottie Stewart of Okmulgee, OK
Funeral services conducted by W. Ethmer Erisman of Elkhart, Iowa, grandson of the deceased; and Robert Sifrit, pastor of Shoal Creek Church of the Brethren in Fairview.
Burial was in Muncie Chapel cemetery under the direction of McQueen Funeral Home of Wheaton, MO.
Paul, Bobby, Rex, and Billy Allen Erisman; Gorman Trenary and Gerald Ely, all grandsons, were the escorts (pallbearers).


Married Cindy Rilla Miller - May 28, 1889
-Margaret remarried John Lampkins-



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  • Maintained by: Marylee Tuttle
  • Originally Created by: Don Ely
  • Added: 14 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21549064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Eugene Erisman (20 Mar 1866–27 Jul 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21549064, citing Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton, Barry County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Marylee Tuttle (contributor 47127084) .