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 Bessie Alice <I>Zook</I> Allen

Bessie Alice Zook Allen

Death 10 Jun 1954 (aged 57)
Burial Bringhurst, Carroll County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 80179205 · View Source
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Daughter of David F. Zook.

Mrs. Bessie Alice Allen, 57, well known Carroll county resident, died at the family home, south of Delphi in Madison township last Thursday morning. She had been ill since December.

Born August 24, 1896, she was the daughter of David; and, Alice (Craig) Zook. She was reared in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elias Shively. Here marriage to L. D. Allen was an event of December 6, 1913. Mrs. Allen was a member of the First Brethren church in Flora and during World War II was president and one of the founders of the Delphi War Mothers group. Through Mrs. Allen’s efforts, a complete listing of every known serviceman and Woman in the county was published following World War II.

Surviving with the husband are: two daughters, Beatrice Nipple, at home; Mrs. Monelle Groninger, route 3, Delphi; three grandchildren; a brother, Lloyd Zook, route 4, Delphi; a sister, Roxie Wingard of Bringhurst; half-brothers and half-sisters: Goldie Zook, route 4, Delphi; Orton Zook, Ockley, Clarence Zook, Bringhurst, Mrs. Gladys Baxter, Brinighurst, Donnabelle Clawson, Radnor, Truman Zook, route 4, Delphi John Zook, Camden, and Roberta Wagoner. One son, Durd Boyd, died in 1916 and another Elmer, died during World War II.

Funeral rites were held Saturday from the Church of the Brethren with Rev. C. A. Stewart officiating. Burial was in the Zion cemetery. Carter funeral home Was in charge of arrangements.

Delphi Citizen June 17, 1954





  • Created by: Richard Lybrook
  • Added: 10 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80179205
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Alice Zook Allen (24 Aug 1896–10 Jun 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80179205, citing Zion Citizens Cemetery, Bringhurst, Carroll County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Richard Lybrook (contributor 47378025) .