Mrs. Allen is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Henson husband Garry of Benton, sisters, Betty Turner of Benton and Barbara Peck of Georgia; two grandsons, Tony Henson of Benton and Tracy Henson and his wife Amanda of Fancy Farm and two great grandchildren, Bella and Bo Henson both of Fancy Farm.
She was predeceased by her late husband Patrick Jerome Allen; brothers, James Faye Melton and Bobby Ray Melton, sisters, Sue Miller and Jane Hiland. She was the daughter of the late James A. Melton and the late Lottie Goodman Melton.
Graveside services were held on Sunday July 6, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Fairdealing Cemetery. Bro. Joel Frizzell officiated. Interment followed in Fairdealing Cemetery in Benton.
Collier Funeral Home handled the arrangements.