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 Nellie Elizabeth <I>Blake</I> Allen

Nellie Elizabeth Blake Allen

Solomon, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA
Death 27 Aug 1957 (aged 72)
Blakesburg, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
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Newspaper: Ottumwa Courier, dated Friday, August 29, 1957.


Mrs. Nellie E. Allen, 72, of 513 South Sheridan avenue, died at 6:30 a.m. today at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Dommer of Blakesburg, Route 2.

Mrs. Allen had lived in Ottumwa and Wapello county for the past 60 years, and was a charter member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

She was born June 20, 1885, at Solomon, Kansas, the daughter of Charles B. and Ellen M. [Rupe] Blake.

Her survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Greta Dommer of Blakesburg Route 2, and Mrs. Ivan Fisher of Queen City, Missouri; nine grandchildren, two great-grandsons and a niece, Mrs. Louise Morey of Columbus, Ohio.

Her husband, Jacob Allen, died in 1938. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Miller and by three brothers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene in charge of the Rev. Harold Henry. Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

The casket will be taken from the Johnson Funeral Chapel to the church, at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Added 11 Feb 2016: Actual death record at the Wapello County Court House, Death Date: Thursday, August 29, 1957; Microfilm of Newspaper was reviewed to verify, printed edition Aug 29, 1957. Also, grave marker gives date as August 27, 1957.

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  • Created by: Donna Londeen
  • Added: 15 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83502856
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nellie Elizabeth Blake Allen (20 Jun 1885–27 Aug 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83502856, citing Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donna Londeen (contributor 46515409) .