Mary E. (Blankenship) Allen

June 7, 2009

Mary E. (Blankenship) Allen 87 Frankfort, IN, died at 5:30 p.m. June 7, 2009 at her home. She was born August 14, 1921 in Hamilton, OH, to Benjamin Harrison & Margaret (Baker) Blankenship. She married Russell William Allen in 1975 and he passed in May of 1987. Mrs. Allen attended high school in Kalamazoo, MI and was a homemaker. She lived in Grand Rapids, MI most of her life, 30 years in Phoenix, AZ, moving to Frankfort in 2004. She was a member of the Christian Life Church.

Visitation and Services

Services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Pastor Philip Jordan will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 9, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Buntin Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Christian Life Church, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

2 Sons: John Robert Allen of Frankfort, IN and Larry Corcoran of Grand Rapids, MI 1 Daughter: Margaret “Peg” (Husband Jerry) Hanna of Frankfort, IN 1 Sister: Dorothy Saylor of Santa Maria, CA 10 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by Parents, Husband, Son, Thomas Corcoran, 3 Sisters, Etta Mae, Ethel and Viola and 2 Brothers, Benjamin and David Blankenship


One Condolence for “Mary E. (Blankenship) Allen”

  1. Stephanie Ortiz (Navarro) June 11, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    Dear John Allen & Family,
    Our deepest condolences to the whole family & friends. Your grandmother/mom was a good christian woman. Remember what she taught you about the Lord. We pray the Lord will comfort all of you in this time of mourning. What a joy knowing she is free from the sorrows of this earth. We know exactly the sorrow and pain you & your family are going through during this difficult time.. May time heal your hearts and may the Lord give you all the strength to carry on.
    God Bless You All
    The Navarro Family (Phoenix, Arizona)

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