Millicent (Allen) Hadley, 88, died suddenly Monday morning April 9, 2012, at home. She was born May 26, 1923, in Stringtown, the daughter of the late Zimmie and Anna May (Berto) Allen.
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She graduated with the class of 1939 from Perrysville High School and attended Indiana Business College in Indianapolis. She was raised in Stringtown and lived there most of her life. She wintered in Mesa, Ariz., from 1984-1990. She moved to Attica in 1985, and returned to Stringtown in 2011. Millicent retired in 1983 from General Electric Company in Danville, Ill., as a secretary after 35 years of service. She was a member of West Liberty Church of Christ, and enjoyed playing golf, bridge, and gardening.
Millicent married Donald Eugene Hadley on Jan. 11, 1944, at Kingman. He died Aug. 20, 2009. She is survived by a brother, Millard B. "Mutt" Allen of Covington; two nieces, Deanna (Gary) Demes of Bloomington and Dawn (William) Blake of Indianapolis; one nephew, Dennis (Suzy) Allen of Covington; seven great-nieces and nephews; and 10 great-great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. April 13 at Shelby Funeral Home, with Kevin Wildman officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. April 12 at the funeral home. Memorials are requested to West Liberty Church of Christ, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.shelbyfuneralhome.com.
Shelby Funeral Home - Covington
622 3rd Street P O Box 213
Covington, IN 47932
Published in Fountain County Neighbor on Apr. 17, 2012