Sally Allen 1935 - 2008 De Soto
Memorial services for Sally Allen, 72, De Soto, will be at noon Saturday at De Soto Baptist Church. Mrs. Allen died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Hillside Village in De Soto.She was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Waverly, Mo., the daughter of Jesse Hawkins and Janie Knox-Hawkins. She lived in De Soto most of her life.Mrs. Allen worked as a seamstress at American Identity in Bonner Springs until she retired.She married Lawrence Allen on May 4, 1956. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Shawn Allen, of the home, and Sara Beck, Tonganoxie; two sons, Shane Allen, Spring Hill, and Toby Allen, Tonganoxie; two brothers, Jim Hawkins, Marshall, Mo., and John Hawkins, Slater, Mo.; a sister, Linda Conner, Marshall, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.Kansas City Funeral Directors Inc. of Kansas City, Kan., is in charge of arrangements.