Name:    Olive Adell (Teale) Allen

From:  The Clare Sentinel, Clare, Michigan
Date:  January 2000   

Olive A. Allen, age 94, of Coleman, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 1999, at Tendercare, Inc.

Olive was born on October 2, 1905, in Clare County, the daughter of James and Inez (Gerow) Teale.  She was united in marriage to Lester J. Allen on October 31, 1925 in, Clare.  He preceded her in death.

Olive is survived by sons Lester and Alma Allen of Newberry, Richard Julaine Allen of Coleman, Harley and Joyce Allen of Mason, James and Wanda Allen of Saginaw Township; daughters, Ila and Bernie Houseman of Clair, Rosemary and Marshall Kenyon of Plainwell, Linda and Robert Whitworth of Sterling, Virginia, Connie and Terry Hess of Coleman; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister Dorothy Teale of Clare.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Allen.

Funeral services were conducted on January 2 at Coleman Wesleyan Church, with Rev. Dave Cox officiating.  Interment was in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Clare.

Memorials may be made to the Coleman Wesleyan Church.