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JoAnn Bope Allender

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Allender JoAnn Bope Allender, died March 21, 2017. She was born May 28, 1923 in Amanda Clear Creek, Ohio. She was the daughter of O. H. Bope, one of the first veterinarians who used anesthesia on animals in Ohio. She assisted him in surgeries from age 6-18 and later decided to enter the field of teaching at Ohio State University. She substitute taught in the Upper Arlington school system. She was a member of Eastern Star, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and PEO. She is preceded in death by her husbands Don Price and O. Lee Allender. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dan Allender and Becky Gilbert Allender; her grandchildren, Annie and Driscoll Robbins, Amanda and Jeff Christian and Andrew Allender and Elisabeth Houghteling; and great-grandchildren, Cole and Van Robbins, Elisa Allender and Grace Christian and her long-time companion, Wayne Brown. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the . Arrangements by RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High Street, Worthington, OH 43085.


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 28, 2017
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