Barbara Wanda Allen

Feb. 2, 1931-Sept. 12, 2021


Barbara Wanda Allen of Crawfordsville passed away Sunday morning at Whitlock Place. She was 90.

Mrs. Allen liked helping others and leading Bible study at Whitlock.  She was a member of First Baptist Church and had recently been attending Prairie Creek Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Waynetown High School.

Born Feb. 2, 1931, at Opdyke, Illinois, she was the daughter of Harry Dale and Irene Williams. She married George C. Allen Jr. on Oct. 9, 1949, at Waynetown. He passed away Oct. 31, 2018.

Surviving family includes: daughter Vickie Minkler of Las Vegas, Nevada; son Mike Allen (Kristy) of Bakersfield, California; six grandchildren, Jennifer Glather (Denny), Philip Allen (Valerie), Gretchen Knaggs (Jason), Sally Meeks (Scott), Kristin Standage (Steve) and Kendra Harris (Jacob); 10 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Joan Eads and Carolyn Wright.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and sister Patricia Stephens.

There will not be a public visitation. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, led by Pastor Loren Stephens. Burkhart Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in her memory be directed to Prairie Creek Baptist Church, 3304 S. Meridian Road, Kingman, IN 47952. 

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