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Carrie Allen

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Carrie Allen, 86, died at Taylor House Hospice, Des Moines, Iowa on June 30, 2008.

Born on Jan. 23, 1922 in Koleen, she was the daughter of Davis Blaine and Mary Etta (Harper) Emery.

On February 25, 1939 she married Wilbert Allen, also from Koleen.

Carrie spent most of her life in Indiana. Her earlier years were in the Koleen/Bloomfield areas. In the early 1960's, Carrie and Wilbert moved to the Kokomo/Greentown area. Carrie moved to Des Moines, Iowa in 2002.

Two daughters and their husbands' survive: Susan and Jack Singleton of Sharpsville and Jane and Rodger Cook of Des Moines, Iowa. She is also survived by four grandchildren: April Barnhill of Sharpsville, Neil Singleton of Terre Haute, Amber Soergel of Tucson, AZ, and Zach Cook of Des Moines as well as two great-grandchildren, Luke and Rose Barnhill of Sharpsville; two sisters and a brother-in-law: Eva Terrell of Greentown and Marlene and Joe Cook of Deer Creek.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Wilbert, and four siblings, Van, Maude, Quincy, and Wilma.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday with services to follow at 2 p.m. at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield with John Clark, Pastor of Faith Community Church in Phlox will officiate. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be sent to: Iowa Health Hospice, 1206 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.