She professed faith in Christ and was of the Pentecostal faith.
She was a former employee of Metzmeier Nursing Home and Boston’s Nursing Home.
She united in marriage to Cread Allen February 18, 1948. He preceded her in death November 21, 2004.
She is survived by two daughters and one son: Jewell Shipp, Ruby Sanders and Charles Thomas Allen of Campbellsville; eleven grandchildren: Paul Allen, Danny Allen, Jennifer Allen, Marie Allen, Amanda Allen, Scotty Allen, Chris Morgan, Jason Pace, Bradley Pace, Misty Smith and Crystal Gebler; eighteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Maxine Nelson and husband, David of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by a son and daughter: Sammy Allen and Mary Jean Pike, one great-grandson, Shelby Thomas Smith and three brothers and two sisters: William Howard Carlile, Lawrence Carlile, Elroy Carlile, Letha Perkins and Sadie Allen.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Friday, June 19, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Elder Rueal Boils
BURIAL: Otter Creek Separate Baptist Church Cemetery