Daphna Faye Allen, 81, of Malden, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Born June 2, 1927 in Bloomefield, Mo., daughter of the late Archie Bachelor, Sr. and the late Mary Maude Forbes Batchelor.
On June 30, 1951 in Malden she married the late David Eugene Allen. He preceded her in death on May 24, 2006.
Preceded in death by three sons, Victor Allen, Carl D. Allen, and Carmel Allen; one grandson, Jarred Lacewell; two granddaughters, Thalia Renee Allen, and Candice Allen; two sisters, Dortha Buford, Raymond & Archie Batchelor, Jr.
Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Helen Lacewell, Debbie and Larry Cobb, Daphne and Ken Goldsmith, all of Malden, and Carmelitta Allen of Kennett; four sons and daughters-in-law, David and Belenda Allen, Neal Allen, and Randall Allen, all of Malden, and Tim and Pam Allen of Campbell, Mo.; three brothers, Bill Batchelor and wife Dana, Bob Batchelor and wife Wilma, both of Malden, and John Artell Batchelor of Fairdealing, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with Rev. Richard Blagg officiating.
Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell with Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden in charge of arrangements.