Born in Malden, on August 30, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edgar and Pearl Abernathy Losh. On June 30, 1939, in Malden, she married Albert Franklin Allen, who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2007.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, and three sisters.
Surviving are two daughters and son-in-laws, Bonnie Jean and Gaydon Mills of Potosi, Mo. and LaVonda Fay and Donald Cameron of Dexter, Mo.; brother and sister-in-law, Roy Lee and Hazel Losh of Fredericktown, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Pamela Kawakami and husband Alan of Fort Mill, S.C., Ronald Mills and wife Susan of Troy, Mo., Mitchell Mills of Potosi, Mo., Bradley Mills and wife Amanda of Town and Country, Mo., Chad Cameron and wife Crystal of Cabot, Ark., Angie Dugan and husband Allen of Dexter, Mo., Debbie Stogsdill and husband Rodney of Bloomfield, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Louise Losh of Springfield, Mo.; and 15 great grandchildren.
Visitation was held Friday, May 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, May 7, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral chapeL with Rev. Dan Sitze, Rev. Don Cooper, and Rev. Dean Medlin officiating. Burial was in Rosewood Cemetery at Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.