Mary Kay Ryan Allen

  • Birth 2 Oct 1920 Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 2012 Greenup, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hutton Township, Coles County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 86504860

Mary K. McMorris Allen, 91, of Toledo, IL, died March 7, 2012 at Cumberland Rehab and Health Care Center in Greenup, IL.

Mary was born Oct. 2, 1920 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Otto and Clade Walters Ryan. She married Charles Eugene "Spud" McMorris June 20, 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1968; she later married Don Allen October 4, 1971 and he preceded her in 1944.

She was a homemaker and owned and operated the 5 Star Motel in Greenup for many years. She was a member of the clear Creek Baptist church.

Surviving are her children, Don McMorris, Connie Spelbring, and Wayne McMorris; a step-son, Dave Allen; 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a half sister, Vera Glidden.

Funeral services were held at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup with burial in the Hurricane Cemetery, rural Charleston, IL.

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  • Created by: Lady In Black
  • Added: 9 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86504860
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Kay Ryan Allen (2 Oct 1920–7 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86504860, citing Hurricane Cemetery, Hutton Township, Coles County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lady In Black (contributor 46799457) .