Archive for Thursday, September 23, 2004

Myrtle Ellen Allen


September 23, 2004

Services for Myrtle Ellen Allen, 80, Wichita, were Friday, Sept. 17, at Eudora Assembly of God Church. Burial was in Eudora Cemetery.
Mrs. Allen died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Cherry Creek Nursing Home in Wichita.
She was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Charles A. and Pernettie J. Hunter Mason. She lived in Lawrence for 30 years.
Mrs. Allen worked in a nursing home in Lawrence and was a member of Eudora Assembly of God Church.
She married Brice Allen Sr. on Jan. 18, 1972, in Eudora. He died Feb. 27, 1998.
A son died earlier.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol Henry, Wichita; five brothers, Lewis Mason, Sulphur Rock, Ark., Paul Mason, Batesville, Charles Mason, Eudora, David Mason, Little Rock, Ark., and Joseph Mason, Emporia; four sisters, Sylvia E. Melton and Charlene Mason, both of Memphis, Tenn., Alice Bryant, Eudora, and Josephine Hawkins, Newark, Ark.; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.
E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Allen.

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