Nellie Pearl Allen
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Nellie Pearl Allen, 88, of Evansville, passed away Friday, October 4, 2013, at her home. She was born January 13, 1925, to the late Thomas and Ethel (Hollis) Blackburn in Henshaw, Kentucky.
Nellie was a member of Morningside Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She had worked at the ship yards, Chrysler Motors, and for over thirty years was a beautician and had a shop in her home.
Nellie enjoyed bowling, fishing, baking, family vacations, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; daughter-in-law, Patricia Allen; and eight brothers and sisters.
Nellie is survived by her sons, Greg (Tammy) Allen and Michael (Marsha) Allen all of Newburgh, IN; daughter, Lisa (Dave) Kohl of Evansville; grandchildren, Christopher Allen, Michelle (Gary) King, Dane (Christy) Allen, Lindsey (Cody) Burress, Matthew (Allison) Kohl; great grandchildren, Easton King, Elle King, Adalynn Burress and Conner Allen; several nieces and nephews; and best friend, Irene Powers.
Services will be 1:00 PM Monday, October 7, 2013, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Rev. James Messer, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morningside Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8419 Newburgh Road, Evansville, IN 47715 or Gentiva Hospice, 323 Metro Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.
Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel
2115 Lincoln Avenue Evansville, IN 47714
Published in Courier Press on Oct. 6, 2013