Jean I. Allen

January 20, 2018

Jean I. Allen, 96, of Frankfort, died January 20, 2018 at Clinton House.  She was born August 6, 1921 in Clinton County to Harry & Etta (Eaton) Rabanus.  She married John W. Allen on November 24, 1937 and he preceded her in death on November 8, 1990.  Jean attended Jefferson schools.  A homemaker, she worked in nursing homes for a few years.  Jean was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church.  She was a Cubs fan and enjoyed listening to the radio.

Visitation and Services

Private graveside services will be at Bunnell Cemetery. No visitation is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation PO Box 515 Northampton, MA 01061-0515 or a charity of your choice.

Survived by:

3 Daughters: Kitty Harmon of Frankfort, Debra (Steve) Batts of Frankfort, Donna (William) Dimmitt of Texas, Daughter-in-Law: Nancy Allen of Lebanon, Sister: Betty Connaway of Geetingsville, 10 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Glen, Eugene, Harry, Ralph and David Rabanus, 3 sisters, Mary Shimp, Esther Bogan and Edna McCarty, son, John Bradford Allen and a son-in-law, Walter Harmon.


Leave your Condolences

4 Condolences for “Jean I. Allen”

  1. Dave Allen January 22, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. As a youngster, I had a lot of fun with the rest of the Allen clan in the Woodside area.

    Very Respectfully,Dave Allen

  2. Donna Reeder-Grogg January 22, 2018 at 10:59 pm

    Kitty, Debra & Donna,
    Prayers and thoughts for your family. Was so sorry to read the passing of your mother, she was a very special person, I always remember all the fun times in our old neighborhood. All the kids in the neighborhood and everyone got along so well, never any arguments or fights..A very special place to grow up and great, wonderful parents we all had!
    Donna Reeder-Grogg

  3. Mary Jo Borges January 24, 2018 at 11:01 am

    So sorry to hear about Jean……a great lady. We hate to lose another good member of the Rabanus family. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincerely, Mary Jo & Tom Borges

  4. Ron & Erilda Coleman January 26, 2018 at 7:55 am

    Dear Family,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. She was a sweet lady. Know you will miss her. Sending prayers of comfort and peace during this time. Keeping you in our thoughts. God Bless – Ron & Erilda Coleman – Foley, AL.

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