Helen J. Allen

| July 6, 2018

Helen J. Allen, 95, of Distant, died Wednesday morning, July 4, 2018, at the Clarion Hospital.

Born on May 23, 1923, in Putneyville, she was a daughter of the late Mont C. and Iva (Clever) Doverspike.

Helen was married on August 21, 1946, to Joseph A. Allen and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2015.

She was a homemaker. She attended the Oakland Church of God in Distant where she was active in the Missionary Society. She enjoyed her day out at the Senior Center in Distant.

She is survived by four children, Linda J. Ferringer of New Bethlehem, Robert J. Allen and his wife Delores of Hamilton, Michigan, Donald L. Allen and his wife Carle, of Thomas Mills, and Jeffrey P. Allen and his wife, Lynn of Westlake, Ohio, five grandchildren, Joseph Allen, Elizabeth Westra (Howard), Vanessa Elston (Nate), Pamela Ferringer, and Thomas Ferringer, four step-grandchildren, Nick, Ben, Margaret, and Janet, four great-grandchildren, seven, step-great-grandchildren, a sister, Ailene Bussard of Dayton, and a sister-in-law, Esther Beatty of Homosassa, Florida.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Gerald L. Allen, a grandson, Jason Allen, a great-grandson, Caleb Westra, and a sister, Beatrice “Bebe” Gallo.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. at the Oakland Church of God with Pastor Jimmy Swogger officiating.

Online condolences may be sent to the family of Helen J. Allen at www.alcornfuneralhome.com.

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