Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
Helen Emogene Allen, 75, 19100 E. Shelby Road, New Knoxville, died Feb. 19, 2010, at her home.
She was born Nov. 6, 1934, in Great Bend, Meigs County, to Dexter and Helen Proffitt Harris. On May 30, 1952, she married Howard R. Allen, who survives.
Other survivors include five children, Cindy Lou (Michael) Fort, Indianapolis, Ind., Krista Sue (Roger) Wulber, Willowdell, H. Steven Allen, Indianapolis, Ind., Michael C. (Jenny) Allen, New Knoxville, and Daniel H. (Shelby) Allen, New Knoxville; three brothers, Dale (Jean) Harris, Grove Hill, Ala., Paul (Marilyn) Harris, Racine, and Charles (Waynita) Harris, Portland; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She worked at a bible bookstore in Xenia and at The Way International Bookstore in New Knoxville. She also traveled for the Xenia chapter of the American Red Cross doing presentations on bloodmobiles.
Private services will be held at The Way International.
Contributions can be made in her honor to The Way.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.