Elizabeth Reeves Allen Naples, FL
Elizabeth Reeves Allen, 86, of Naples, passed away peacefully at her home sur rounded by family on March 21, 2013 after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Sarah Blair Reeves and Forest McKee Reeves of Pleasureville, KY.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her late husband, Lynn Allen, of Eminence, KY; siblings, Sarah Reeves Roberts and Nancy Reeves Robertson of Louisville, KYm and Rose Reeves Smith of New Castle, KY.
She is survived by son, Lee Reeves Allen of Brooklyn, NY; and daughter, Lisa Allen Congleton of Naples; three grandsons, Larry Thomas Congleton, Jr. of St. Augustine, FL, Jason Lynn Congleton, of Cincinnati, OH, Timothy Allen Congleton, of Campbellsburg, KY; and eight greatgrandchildren; siblings include Mary Reeves Jones and Forest Leonard Reeves, both of Naples, FL; seven nieces and nephews; and seven great nieces and nephews.
Elizabeth, formerly of Eminence (Henry County) KY, was a retired nurse having practiced at the Henry County Clinic, Eminence, and the Kings Daughters Hospital, (currently, Jewish Hospital) Shelbyville, KY. During the 1960s and 1970s, Elizabeth owned and operated "The Allen Shop," a woman's clothing store in Eminence. She was also active on the Board of the Lago Mar Club Condominiums in Naples and a member of the Eminence Christian Church.
There will be a Celebration of Life Reception for Elizabeth in Naples in April, followed by a Memorial Graveside service at the Eminence Cemetery in Eminence, KY in late spring.
The family has requested that a show of condolences take the form of donations to Avow Hospice of Naples.
For online condolences, please visit www. www.hodgesfhatnaplesmg.com.
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