Mary J. Allen Loller
Mary J. Allen Loller passed away at her home in Carbondale,
Ill, at 8:45 a.m., Feb. 8, 1917. She leaves four children as follows: Theo,
Theran, Bernard and Max, father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. R.N. Allen of
Sheller, Ill., one sister, Mrs. Ezra Bottenfield of Sparta, Ill., three
brothers, J.W. Allen of Oakdale, Ill., S.J. Allen of Sheller and Harry
D. Allen of Couer d'Alene, Idaho. All were present at her death bed except
Harry. She belonged to the Methodist Episcopal church. After the death
of her husband, Albert H. Lollar, in 1903, when their child Max was but
eleven months old, she assumed the responsibilty of raising her children.
She was born May 6, 1874. At the old home church her funeral was on Feb.
9. The funeral was preached by Rev. G.A. Phelps.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register
Date: February 24, 1915
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera