Linda Allen

Linda AllenLinda S. Allen, 66, of Rushville died at 12:33 a.m. July 26, 2016, at Wesley Village in Macomb.

She was born June 19, 1950, in Canton, a daughter of Vernon and Helen Conner Derry. She married Len Allen on March 23, 1984, in Rushville. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Jeff Crabtree of Galesburg; one stepson, Kent (and Debbie) Allen of Jacksonville; one stepdaughter, Kelley (and Roger) Dunning of Petersburg, Ind.; one brother, Larry (and Marge) Derry of Astoria; and one sister, Loretta (and Bob) Mummert of Astoria.

She worked in rehabilitation services at Astoria Gardens during her high school years. She then worked for Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville and last worked for Evergreen Place in Beardstown for over 30 years.

She was a member of Astoria Christian Church.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service was held Saturday at Summum Cemetery with Pastor Matthew Thiner officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/3/2016


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