BARBARA L. ALLEN, 78, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Hagers town, Ind., Barbara worked as a Manager with Sunshine Laundry for 20 years. She enjoyed reading, Bingo, country music, and was an avid fan of IU Basketball and NASCAR. Surviving are her daughter, Cheryl (Dana) Wallace; sons, Duke Allen, Randy (Cheryl) Allen, Timothy W. (Tina) Allen, Scott Allen, and Jason (Amanda) Allen, all of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Elmer Gray Jr. of Hagerstown, Ind., Joseph Gray of Connersville, Ind. and Harold Gray of Mount Summit, Ind.; and sisters, Ruby Sexton of New Castle, Ind. and Ruth Elaine Lamb of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Crandall Allen; parents, Elmer W. and Mary M. Gray; grandson, Jordan Allen; daugher-in-law, Dianna Allen; sister, Carolyn; brother, Bud Gray; and sister, Patty. Service is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, with calling one hour prior. Dr. Rex Person officiating. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p .m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the Most Precious Blood Church in Memory of Jordan Allen. To sign the online guestbook, visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 31, 2013