Myra Allen

Friday, August 16, 2002

GLEN ALLEN, Mo. -- Myra J. Allen, 86, of Glen Allen died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 26, 1916, at Marble Hill, Mo., daughter of Jake and Ebbie Simmeran Wells.

Allen had been a librarian at Harvard, Ill., Library. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Parma, Mo.

Survivors include two sons, Andrew Allen of Loveland, Colo., William Allen of St. Louis; three daughters, Rita Winchester of Glen Allen, Charlotte Pedersen and Anita Dare of St. Louis; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, three brothers, and a sister.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Liley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.