Visitation: From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Holland Barry & Bennett
11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Marie T. (Jacobs) Allen passed away on December
29, 2015, in Lincoln.
She was born on July 28, 1923, the daughter of
Charles Jacobs and Margueritte Shalla. She married
Charles E. Allen on June 28, 1941, in Mason City,
IL. From this union was born Rose Marie Allen, who
resides in Albany, OR. and Carolyn Sue Cecil (Tom)
who resides in Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005;
her parents; a sister Dorothy Norris; brother
Richard Jacobs; and an infant brother.
Marie is survived by her two daughters "Rosie" and
"Susie", two grandsons, Tommy Cecil (Melissa) of
Atlanta, and Jason Cecil (Holly) of Pekin. Seven
great grandchildren also survive.
Marie and Charles lived in Mason City, Galesburg, Streator, and Lincoln during
their years together. They were snowbirds and after retiring stayed in many
states in their Avion during the winter months, but always returned to Lincoln
to spend the summer with their grandsons.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m.
Tuesday also at the funeral home with Ryan Edgecombe officiating. Burial will
follow in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.
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