Joan Allen

Joan Allen, 88, of Fairland, Indiana, passed away on May 18, 2015 in Indianapolis.

Joan was born June 21, 1926, in Manchester, England, to the late Cecilia and Thomas Wilkinson. She met Corporal Marvin Glenn Allen and married him during WWII, after the wedding they moved to Virginia.

Joan is survived by her children, Linda Beattey and Michael Allen; grandchildren, Shelley Spencer-Hellmich (Ron), Aaron Armstrong (Nikki), Eric Allen (Jennifer), and Angie Allen; great- grandchildren, Nico, Jenna, and  Eden Allen, and Paige Armstrong.

Joan is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Marvin Glenn Allen; her daughter Debra Armstrong; son-in-laws, Ronald Armstrong, Michael Beattey and Lowell Spencer, III (Past); siblings, Marion Pickford, Ron, Vincent, Sonny and Harold Wilkinson.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015, until the time of service at the mortuary. Services will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W. US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, with Pastor Carl Coffey officiating.

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