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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 Memorial Gardens