Shirley C. Allen, 69, of Columbus, Ohio, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. She was born in Delorme, W.Va., Oct. 22, 1943, to the late Grover and Leona (Robinett) Collins.
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In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers, Birchie, Tarzan, and Charles Collins; sisters, Hannah Slone and Loney New; and step-daughter, Monica Allen. She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, James Allen; daughters, Lana Wiles, Erica (Tony) Bell, Jessica Allen, Ashley Collins, and Kristina and Mandy Reyna; step-sons, Tony, Nick, and Mark Allen; sisters, Cora Autry and Virginia Terry; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may gather from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at the Strickland Funeral Home, Crystal River, where a funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, with Rev. Lloyd Bertine officiating. Interment will follow at the Crystal River Memorial Park Cemetery in Crystal River.
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Strickland Funeral Home
1901 South Highway 19
Crystal River, FL 34429
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 16, 2013