Rose Marie Allen

January 14, 1927March 12, 2012

Rose Marie Allen -

Of Jackson passed away peacefully, on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the age of 85. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Allen in 1980. Rosie, as many called her, was a loving wife and homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her easy going nature and giving heart will forever be cherished by those who she is survived by: her children, Howard Allen, Wayne (Patricia M.) Allen and Mitchell (Barbara) Allen; four grandchildren, Angie Samon, Jenny (Jamie) Rogan, Kevin Allen and Amber (Will) Keathley; seven great grandchildren, David and Rachell Cook, Russell and Lauryll Samon, Taylor Kitchings, Lincoln and Mattox Keathley; two great-great grandchildren, Roger and Wyatt Chinavare. Rose Marie was born to Adolphe and Leona (Meuric) Gillard in Belgium where she was married to Russell and then came to America in June of 1946. They resided in Jackson and raised their family. She had a passion for puzzle books, birds and always had smiles for her grandchildren. In accordance to her wishes, cremation has been chosen and a service celebrating her life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Andy Merritt officiating.

Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral HOme 1806 E. Michigan Avenue Jackson, MI 49202 (517) 784-3104


  • Memorial Service Thursday, March 15, 2012

Rose Marie Allen

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March 15, 2012

We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. Ray and Sara Hendricks

March 14, 2012

Sorry to read of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Diane Mattice

Cindy Burchett

March 14, 2012

Ms. Amber,
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers your way.
Danialle Baumgardner and Cindy

March 14, 2012

Dearest Wayne, Pat and families,

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Rosie. May God comfort you in these times. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to call.

Prayers and Love
Don and Heather Fiero and family