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Otha Allen

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Born 12-22-1912 -- Died 10-28-2005

Otha Allen, 92, of Lynn, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.

She was born Dec. 22, 1912, in Sharp County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hyslip.

She was a homemaker and a member of Lynn Church of Christ.

Survivors include one son, George Allen of Versailles, Ky.; one sister, Mary Thom of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren, Jonathan Allen of Lynn, Christine Allen of Birdsboro, Pa.; Anthony Allen and Nancy LaDec Allen, both of Landon, Ky.; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Myrid Allen; one son, Junior Allen; one brother, Everett Hyslip; and two sisters, Dosha Freeman and Bertha Jones.

The funeral service was held on Nov. 1 at the Lynn Church of Christ with Don Eubanks officiating.

Burial followed in the Spotts Cemetery at Poughkeepsie with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Pallbearers included Gerald Richey, Burrell Bristow, Anthony Harris, Jerry Morgan, Dave Denison and Larry Rainwater.