ALLEN (nee ALWOOD), Mary Ann

Burial: Buried May 11, 1927 in Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, Marion County, IL Mrs. Mary Ann (Alwood) Allen, 74 mother of Mrs. Archie Hammond and J. G. Allen of Centralia, passed away at the formers home 700 South Cedar Street about 4:30 o'clock this morning after an illness of a number of months. Mrs. Allen suffered a bad fall last winter that result in a hip fracture and complications developing were assigned the cause of death. Funeral services are to be held at the Hammond residence Wednesday afternoon. Rev F. O. Fannon, pastor of the First Christian Church officiating. Interment will take place in Elmwood Cemetery. In addition to the son and daughter living here, Mrs. Allen is survived by six other daughters. Mrs. W F Narregang of Michigan, Mrs. M F Conklin of Rockford, Mrs. D R Bradley o f Rockford, Mrs. Wayne Chandler of Memphis, and Miss Jessie Allen of Pine Bluff, Ark., and three sons William Allen of Green Bay, Wis., Frank Allen of South Bend, Ind., and Howard Allen of Memphis. She was a member of the Christian Church for many years. Mary Ann (Alwood) Allen is the child Peola Alwood and Matildia Steinman, born 24 Feb 1853 in Delta, Futon Co, Ohio Mary Ann married, George Francis Asbury Allen 1869, Royalton Township, Fulton County Ohio. Obituary: Centralia Sentinel, Centralia, Marion Co, IL, Monday 9 May 1927, Page 2: Submitted by: Marine S Damvelt, Kalamazoo, Michigan, mdamvelt@worldnet.att.net