Jean Allen


Jean Allen, 88, a resident of Greenfield, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at home surrounded by family. She was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Fresno, Calif. to the late Ernest Maloney and Esther Madaline (Burbank) Baker.

Jean was secretary for 17 years at La Serna High School in Whittier, Calif. She attended the Family Worship Center Church of God in Greenfield, enjoyed oil painting, camping, making porcelain dolls, crocheting and shopping. She was very active at the Senior Center and was director of the exercise programs.

She is survived by sons, Tom Allen of Greenfield, Ron (Jeannie) Allen of Wash.; daughters, Cherie (Steven) Thau of Brownsville, Ind.; Terri (Jim) Heinson of Wis.; 26 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Kathy) Maloney of Virginia Beach, Va.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Allen, Jr. in 1997; son, Donald Allen; and daughter, Kathy Hall.

A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, Greenfield, with Pastor Jim Hibbard officiating. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Family Worship Center Church of God, 1561 E. Main Street Greenfield, IN 46140.

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