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Obituaries

Obituaries

Adeta Allen 1927 - 2006

Memorial services for Adeta Allen, 79, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oread Friends Meeting.Ms. Allen died Thursday, March 2, 2006, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.She was born Feb. 24, 1927, in Moslorkut, Russia, the daughter of Paul A. and Floy Bales George. The family later moved to Wichita.She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Friends University and a master's degree in science education from Wichita State University.Ms. Allen taught biology and chemistry at four schools in Wichita, and worked as an administrator there and in Doland Springs, Ariz. She later taught at Fort Scott Community College and in China at the Guangzhou Foreign Language University under a Yale University program.She moved to Lawrence, where she was a member of the Oread Friends Meeting.Survivors include two daughters, Ardi Riner Beardsley and Paula Marie Riner Smith, both of Wichita; a brother, Earl F. George, Wichita; a sister, Pat Sheldon, Denver; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the church or Midland Hospice House in Topeka, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Allen.