Wilma J. Allen, 83, Leavenworth, Kan., passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 in Leavenworth.
She was born Feb. 12, 1929, the daughter of Paul and Melvena Gilman. On June 7, 1952 she married Eldon E. Allen at the First Christian Church in Leavenworth.
She is survived by her husband Eldon “Gene” Allen of the home; three children, Paul and wife, Kimberly Allen, Sedalia, Mo., Jane and husband, Richard Taylor, Stark City, Ernest and wife, Cheri Allen, Easton, Kan.; grandchildren: Isaac, Hannah, Robert, Gabriel, Abigail, Joshua and Jacob and eight great-grandchildren; her sister, Pauline and husband, Gary Woodward, Lansing, Kan.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the First Christian Church, 130 N 6th St, Leavenworth, Kan., followed by a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to First Christian Church, Salvation Army or Lansing Elementary Library.
Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, Kan