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1935 Mary 2021

Mary Lou Allen

February 16, 1935 — January 15, 2021

Mary Lou Allen, 85, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on January 15th, 2021.

She was born in French Lick, Indiana on February 16th, 1935 to Clarence Albert Trueblood and Lucy Eleanor (Briner) Trueblood.

Mary Lou married Melvin Leon Allen on April 14th, 1952 and he preceded her in death on May 6th, 2000.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and Twin Sisters – Norma Gene and Naomi Jane Trueblood.

Mary Lou attended the Springs Valley Nazarene Church and had worked at Butler’s Laundry, at various restaurants as a waitress and cook, Agan’s Market and cleaned houses.

She enjoyed bowling (which she did as long as she could), planting flowers, and her dog Boo Boo.

Mary Lou is survived by:

(1) Son                                     Mike Allen (Delores)                           French Lick, Indiana

(2) Daughters                          Melva McLane (Kenny)                      French Lick, Indiana

                                                Mitzi Gromer (Doug)                          French Lick, Indiana

(3) Sisters                                Billie Freeman (Lester)                       Bloomington, Indiana

                                                Ginger Qualkenbush (D.E.)                West Baden Springs, Indiana

                                                Vicki Patton                                        West Baden Springs, Indiana


Several Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, and Great-Great-Grandchildren



A Private Graveside Ceremony will be held at Crystal Community Cemetery.


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