Name: Lenora Agnes (Gammon) Garrison Allen
From: The Wayne County Record, Wayne
Date: Thursday, February 27, 1958
Former Western Wayne County Resident Died
Wednesday at Age of 88
Mrs. Nora Allen, of Peoria, a former western Wayne County resident, died in that city Wednesday afternoon at the age of 88. She was the widow of Jerry Allen who died in 1935.
Funeral services were held from the Olive Branch Church near Wayne City, with the Rev. H. H. Mayberry officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. The Richardson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Allen was born in Wayne county March 3, 1869, the daughter of Lytal and Mary Barnes Gammon. She was a member of the Olive Branch church.
Surviving arew four sons: Charles of Wayne City, Clyde of Peoria, Kenneth of California and Fred of Peoria; four daughters, Mrs. Lancon Clark of Wayne City, Mrs. Martha Watson of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Leah Lowe and Mrs. Mary Jones of Peoria; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Hayden of Wayne City and Mrs. Laura Garrison of East St. Louis.