Allene McCaskill, 94, of Gideon, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Giardeau, Mo.
Born Jan. 6, 1915, in Huffman, Ark., daughter of the late Arch and Myrtle Allen Pollard, she was a secretary at Gideon Anderson, and a charter member of the First Baptist Church in Gideon.
On Feb. 23, 1941, in Piggott, Ark., she married Ernest McCaskill, who preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Marcus Perry McCaskill in infancy; a brother, Perry Pollard and a sister, Gladys Rice.
Survivors include one daughter, Ernestine Davis and husband, James, of Parma, Mo.; two grandchildren, Timothy and Richard Davis, and five great-grandchildren, James Paul, Megan, Timothy, Ethan and Wyatt Davis.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 21, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at noon, Saturday, Nov. 21, at Landess Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Lloyd Anderson, Randy Deprow and Al Henderson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Cardwell Cemetery at Cardwell, Mo.