OBITUARY

Frances Marie Allen

April 30, 1922July 21, 2021
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CREVE COEUR ~ Frances Marie Allen, 99, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 10:39 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at her home.

Born April 30, 1922 in Dixon, Kentucky to William Bryan and Goldie (Freeman) Vaughn, she married Richard Haskel Allen on September 20, 1939 in Burlington, Iowa. He passed away on October 26, 1998.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Linda Sue Mynhier; one granddaughter, Vicky Mudd; one grandson, Richard Mynhier; one brother, Bill Frank Vaughn and one sister Ida Sue Becker.

Surviving are three children, Carol Jeannette Roberts of Peoria, Robert Bryan (Linda) Allen of Tennessee and Jill Waggoner of Creve Coeur and over 100 grandchildren.

Frances worked for Pabst Brewing Company in Peoria as a bookkeeper retiring in1963. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family.

Frances was a devoted member of her community and member of the Village of Creve Coeur Women’s Club and helped establish the Village of Creve Coeur Library. She was a dispatcher for the Village of Creve Coeur Police Department, on the zoning board, library board, and Tazewell County Election Judge. She volunteered as a grandmother for Methodist Hospital and for the local Cub Scout and Girl Scout Troop.

Her funeral will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Pastor David Lynn will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Burial will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2021 at White Oak Cemetery in Providence, Kentucky.

Memorial contributions may be given to Luthy Botanical Gardens2520 N Prospect Rd, Peoria, IL 61603

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jackie Miller
  • Daniel McGrew
  • Bradley Roberts
  • Allen Lindstrom
  • Bryce Waggoner
  • Daryl Waggoner
  • Austin Waggoner

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 28, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, July 28, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Wayne Holligan

July 28, 2021

Sending love and prayers as we all remember this amazing woman. She truly was always a blessing and I loved every moment I ever got to share with her. I can remember her and Grandma Roberts always sitting together and telling there stories and memories to each other. While she is now gone she has forever left her mark and memories with us all. Rest in Peace and enjoy your next journey in be able to reunite with past loves whom left so early.

Sarah Roberts

July 27, 2021

Grandma, I will think of you everyday and your love and compassion will live inside my heart and in my memories forever. I couldn't have had a better grandma then you, Frances. Gavin and I cherished everyday we spent with you. Love and miss you!<3

Jill Waggoner

July 25, 2021

You are the most wonderful woman I have ever had the privilege of knowing. I only wish you could have really known how many lives you have touched either directly or indirectly. You kindness and self sacrifices will never be forgotten. I love you soooo much, you will never be forgotten
All my Love,
Jill

Mary Chaney

July 24, 2021

Thoughts and prayers to all of Grandma Allen s family and friends. She was a truly great person who will be missed by all.

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