Obituary for Vinson Agrippa Allen
22 December, 1875 - 23 March, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Tuesday, 24 March, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Vinson A. Allen
Vinson Agrippa Allen,
83, of 231 High St., Nampa, was dead on arrival at a Nampa
hospital Monday after collapsing on a Nampa street.
He was born Dec. 22, 1875, in Oxford, Idaho and was
reared in Idaho and Star Valley, Wyo., and was married in
Montpelier, Idaho to Effie Rebecca Smith, on Nov. 11, 1902.
They made their home in Star Valley where he ranched
before moving to Emmett in 1906 and to Nampa in 1914 where he
had since made his home.
He was a member of the Fourth Ward LDS Church of Nampa.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Effie Allen of Nampa;
six sons, Vincent A. And Sydney A. Allen, both of Nampa, Jesse
Allen of Los Angeles, Calif., Vernon and Clyde Allen, both of
Vale, Ore., and Golden Allen of Coos Bay, Ore.; two
daughters, Mrs. A. J. Woodland, of Wilder, Idaho, and Mrs.
William Welker of Nampa; a sister, Mrs. E. M. Hargis of
Nampa and 26 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.
A son Ray Allen was killed during World War II.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel with bishop Varian Halliday of the LDS
Fourth Ward officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest