Barbara L. Allen, 90, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Miller's Merry Manor in Marion.
Barbara was born on May 17, 1929, in La Fontaine, Indiana, daughter of the late Arthur L. and Ella E. (Armstrong) Newell. She graduated from Sweetser High School in 1947. Barbara owned Allen's Market in Fairmount for 10 years and worked in the office at I & M for 17 years. She was a member of Back Creek Wesleyan Church. Barbara was a generous woman that loved helping people, dogs, and decorating especially Christmas. She had the gift of beautifying any space she occupied.
Barbara is survived by son, Oren (Sharon) Felton, Fairmount; two grandchildren, Shelby (James) Flynn and Nathan Felton both of Fairmount; six great-grandchildren, Mackinzie Yeakle, Marion, Drake (Pasha) Yeakle, Jonesboro, Cole Felton, Colin Felton, Cameron Felton and Caden Felton all of Fairmount; three great-great grandchildren, Avery Yeakle and Bryant Yeakle, both of Jonesboro and Easton Felton, Marion.
She was preceded in death by her son, John Allen; sisters, Irene Weirch, Marguerite Hammer and Helen Newell; and brothers; Donald, Russell, and Robert Newell.
Arrangements are being handled by the College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4601 South Western Avenue, Marion, Indiana where visitation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 from 12-2 PM with the funeral service starting at 2 PM with Rev. Duane Seitz officiating. Graveside service will follow at Grant Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marion-Grant County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
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