Carole Bernadine Allen
Carole Bernadine Allen was born February 6, 1935 in Tulalip, Wash. to Benjamin and Edith (Hillaire) Williams Sr.
She is survived by her sister, Jo Landert; her children, Wanda "George" Sam (Ray Paul), Augusta "Scottie" Lobehan (Archie), Clinton "Bodie" Sam, Jessica Myers (Joe), Donald Allen Jr., Nick Allen, Emma Allen-Sam, and Stacey Sam (Sherina); many more she helped raise or called her "Mom"; 29 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; plus so many more she adopted or considered her grandchild.
Carole loved going to church, listening to music and spending time with her family and church family.
She retired from working fifteen years at the Muckleshoot Bingo, so she could travel to different churches.
When you saw Carole she always had a smile for you. She spent most of her time praying for family, friends, community (Muckleshoot and Tulalip).
Preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin Sr. and Edith; her husband, Donald Allen Sr.; brothers, Benjamin Jr. and Jesse; sister, Marcella Lyle; sons, William Sam Jr. and Anthony Sam; daughters, Angela Sam and Lori Barr; grandchildren, Jeremy Sam, Wilfred Allen, Kelvin Barr Jr., Benji Sam, and Clinton Fryberg.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 22, at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m.
An inner faith service will be held on Wednesday, February 22 at the Tulalip Tribal Center Gym at 6:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday February 23 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Tulalip Tribal Gym.