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Helen J. Allen (Doverspike)

May 23, 1923 - July 4, 2018

Burial Date July 14, 2018

A memeorial service will be held on July 14, 2018 at 12 noon at the Oakland Church of God in Distant.

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Helen J. Allen, 95, of Distant, died Wednesday morning, July 4, 2018, at the Clarion Hospital. Born on May 23, 1923 in Putneyville, she was a daughter of the late Mont C. and Iva (Clever) Doverspike.

Helen was married on August 21, 1946 to Joseph A. Allen and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2015.

She was a homemaker. She attended the Oakland Church of God in Distant where she was active in the Missionary Society. She enjoyed her day out at the Senior Center in Distant.

She is survived by four children, Linda J. Ferringer of New Bethlehem, Robert J. Allen and his wife Delores of Hamilton, Michigan, Donald L. Allen and his wife Carle, of Thomas Mills, and Jeffrey P. Allen and his wife, Lynn of Westlake, Ohio, five grandchildren, Joseph Allen, Elizabeth Westra (Howard), Vanessa Elston (Nate), Pamela Ferringer, and Thomas Ferringer, four step grandchildren, Nick, Ben, Margaret, and Janet, four great grandchildren, seven, step great- grandchildren, a sister, Ailene Bussard of Dayton, and a sister-in-law, Esther Beatty of Homosassa, Florida.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Gerald L. Allen, a grandson, Jason Allen, a great grandson, Caleb Westra, and a sister, Beatrice “Bebe” Gallo.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 12 noon at the Oakland Church of God with Pastor Jimmy Swogger officiating.