Bonnie M. Allen
Bonnie M. Allen, 68, of Bonnie went to be
with our Lord and savior at 8:52 a.m. Nov. 4, 2004,
at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
She was born Dec. 5, 1935, in Ina to Leo and Leota
(Curry) Presley. She married Jesse W. Allen March 29, 1952
in Pocahontas, Ark. Mrs. Allen was an active member of First
Free Will Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. She was a long-standing
member of the women's auxiliary.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her husband, Jesse Allen of Bonnie;
a son, Leon Allen and wife Melana of Mt. Vernon; a daughter,
Kathie McCowen and husband David of Waltonville; three grandsons,
Chad Allen and girlfriend Stephanie, Stan McCowen and wife Timesha
and Bryan McCowen, all of Waltonville; and four great-grandchildren,
Nathan and Kelsey Allen os Sesser and Jesse and Jaice McCowen of Waltonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at First Free Will
Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, with the Revs. Mike Gillock and
Rodney Mellott officiating. Burial will be in Abner
Cemetery in Nason. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday
at First Free Will Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.
For more information you may contact Johnston Funeral Home in
Ina at 437-5335.
Date: Sat/Sun 6-7 Nov 2004
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman