Archive for Tuesday, March 19, 1991


March 19, 1991


— Services for Gertrude Allen, 79, Perry, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa with the Rev. James Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Buster Cemetery north of Perry.

Mrs. Allen died Monday at a Winchester hospital.

She was born Sept. 18, 1911, in Oskaloosa. She spent most of her life in Winchester and Perry. She was a cook at several Oskaloosa restaurants before she retired.

Mrs. Allen was a member of the United Methodist Church in Winchester.

She married Jesse "Mike" Allen on Dec. 24, 1926, in Topeka. He died Nov. 16, 1984.

Survivors include two sisters, Delma Bingham, Meriden, and Ella Mae Haviland, Ozawkie; and a brother, Fred Fulton, Perry.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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