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Obituaries

Obituaries

Ruby Beatrice Allen 1914 - 2005 Winchester

Services for Ruby Beatrice Allen, 91, Winchester, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Barnett Funeral Home Chapel in Oskaloosa. Inurnment will be in Winchester-Wise Cemetery in Winchester.Mrs. Allen died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, in Atchison.She was born March 29, 1914, in Emerson, Iowa, the daughter of John Andrew and Nora Edna Edie Simpson. She moved from Horton to Winchester in 1968.Mrs. Allen was a homemaker and a former member of Horton United Methodist Church.She married Ira Amsler Allen on July 15, 1938, in Horton. He died Aug. 19, 2000.A son, Robert, also died earlier.Survivors include five sons, Donald Ray Allen, Horton, Ronald John Allen, Albuquerque, N.M., Virgil Alvin Allen, Baldwin, Raymond Marion Allen, Winchester, and Harold Keith Allen, Cummings; six daughters, Connie Marie White, Eureka, Bonnie Jo Milroy, Winchester, Edna Mae Emmett, Albuquerque, Carol Sue Barnhardt and Carolyn K. Snodgrass, both of Winchester, and Sheilah Iris Barnhardt, Lawrence; a brother, Virgil Simpson, Fall City, Neb.; a sister, Maxine French, Redwood, Calif.; 32 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.