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Marie Allen, 98, of Lincoln, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at The
Her graveside service will be 10 a.m. Thursday at
Old Union Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest
beside her husband, Russell. The Rev. Glenn Shelton
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Home is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and had worked as a
messenger for Western Union.
She was born Nov. 18, 1911, in Lincoln to Stewart
and Transylvania Roberts. She married Russell Allen
on Dec. 26, 1953, in Springfield. He preceded her in
She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of
She was a graduate of Lincoln Community High
School, where she played violin in the orchestra for
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made
to her church.
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