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Mary Lou Allen

June 11, 1929 -
July 16, 2021

Mary Lou Allen, age 92 of Tuscola, died at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Brookstone Estates, Tuscola.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Bible Baptist Church, 4001 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Visitation will be from 12 n…read more

Mary Lou Allen, age 92 of Tuscola, died at 10:40 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Brookstone Estates, Tuscola.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Bible Baptist Church, 4001 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Visitation will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. before the service at the church.

Mary Lou was born June 11, 1929 in Shelbyville, a daughter of Claude William and Levenia Roberts Hawk.  She married Robert Spracklen. She later married Dale Allen in December 1970. He preceded her in death May 7, 2003.

Survivors include one son, Roberts (Linda) Spracklen of Camargo, one daughter, Claudia Gay (George) Allen of Villa Grove, four grandchildren, Jennifer Wooley, Daniel Bradley, Jamie Allen and Mike Allen, and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Steven Kent Spracklen on December 3, 2017, sister, June Hawk Winebrenner and brother PFC Roberts Hawk who was killed in action in Italy during WWII.

She graduated from Shelbyville High School.  She retired from the University of Illinois after 32 years of service in the Housing Division and Office of Telecommunications.

She was an active member of Bible Baptist Church since 1972.  She enjoyed spending time with family and good friends, fishing, crocheting, puzzles, IPad and poetry.

Memorials to Bible Baptist Church in Champaign.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

 

 

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021

Time: 12:00 pm

Bible Baptist Church

Address:

4001 W. Kirby Ave.
Champaign, IL 61822

Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021

Time: 01:00 pm

Bible Baptist Church

Address:

4001 W. Kirby Ave.
Champaign, IL 61822

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