Virginia Rae Allen 1923-2015

Virginia Rae Allen was born November 23, 1923 in Greenfield, OK to William Isaac and Lula MaryAnn (Gerhart) Walker. She passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Geary Nursing Home in Geary, OK at the age of 91. Virginia lived in Greenfield her entire life. She graduated from Greenfield High School. Virginia married Louis Armstrong Allen on January 5, 1943 in Geary, OK. She worked in the Geary and Watonga Senior Citizens Centers. The joys of her life were her grandkids and greatgrandkids. She was always involved with their activities. She enjoyed helping with harvest, sewing, quilting, crocheting, doing crafts, painting, as well as playing cards and dominoes. She taught her grandkids many of these activities. She loved family reunions and being with her sisters and brothers. They took several trips together over the years. She also dearly loved her nieces and nephews. Virginia was a member of the Greenfield Baptist Church. Survivors include: her son, Louis Ray Allen and wife Kathryn of Greenfield, OK, 4 grandchildren, Rusty Allen and wife Tessa of Jenks, OK, Dusty Allen and wife Mandi of Ft. Worth, TX, Brandy Allner and husband Mitch of Jenks, OK, and McKenzy Allen of Stillwater, OK 4 great-grandchildren, Levi Allen, Blair Allner, Tate Allen, Ryne Allner and expecting a new great-grandson in July. Virginia’s dear sister, Vera Moon and her husband Wayne of Watonga, OK. Virginia Rae was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lula Walker, husband, Louis Armstrong Allen, 2 brothers, Bill and Lee Walker, 4 sisters, Merle Dunlavy, Beaulah Huckleberry, Lois Huff Cooper, and Naomi Walker. Services and burial were held at Geary Cemetery, Saturday, March 7, 2015, Geary, OK with Rev. Carroll Gilliland officiating. Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma, condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com or at our website, turnerfh.net
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