Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Richard Allen Rites Saturday At Ina Church Funei-al services for Richard Allen, 85-year-old Bonnie farmer, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. at the Methodist church in Ina. The Rev. H. E. Dickey will officiate and burial will be in Kirk cemeiery. The body will lie in state at the Ina-Funeral Home.' Mr. Allen died Thursday morning at his home south of Bonnie. He was born March 11. 1870 at Spring Garden, the son of Charles Richard and Margaret Jane (Kirk) Allen. He was married December 5, 1889 to Rosa Ann Keller. He is survived by three sons, Collin of Belle Rive, Clarence of Opdyke and Fred of Decatur; six daughters, Mrs. Elsie Book and Clara Allen of Ina, Mrs. Ella Thomason and Mrs. lona Willis of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Alma Meyers of lialamazoo, Mich., and Mrs. Oora Hamilton of 'Scheller; 21 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren; and one brother, Willie Allen of Sesser.