ALLEN, Inez C., age 88 of Dayton, departed this life on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born July 4, 1924 in Rendville, OH to the late Bert and Inez (Burbridge) Croner. She graduated from Corning High School and attended Wilberforce Training Center. Inez was employed at Wright Patterson AFB; retiring following 34 years of service. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church for over 60 yrs., where she served as an Ordained Elder, Deacon, chaired Circle #3 over 15 years and also served on other committees. She enjoyed fellowship with friends involved in the Breakfast Club. She enjoyed water aerobics and walking for many years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dwight E. Allen; son, Donald E. Allen, daughters-in-law, Mary K. Allen, Phyllis and Beverly Allen; (2) sisters, Belia Warren and Eloise McCaine; (2) brothers, Bert and Paul Croner and a brother-in-law, George Blake. She leaves to cherish her memories; (1) daughter, Carolyn Allen; devoted son, James "Jimmy" Allen; (1) sister, Florence Blake of Worthington, OH; sister-in-law, Margaret Croner; (15) grandchildren; numerous great, great-great grandchildren and a host of extended family members and special friends. A special acknowledgement is extended to Hospice of Dayton for their care and support ensuring a comfortable homegoing. Funeral service 11:00 A.M., THURSDAY, March 7, 2013 at TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 32ll Lakeview Ave., with Reverend Dr. Robert E. Jones, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment: West Memory Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
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Published in Dayton Daily News on Mar. 6, 2013