Darlene Joyce Allen- Darlene departed this life on December 7, 2013, to go to a better place. Darlene was born February 9, 1937, to Willard J. and Mary M. Allen at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Darlene traveled extensively as her father served in the U.S. Army. Darlene graduated from Heidelberg High School in Germany in 1955. Graduate of Lake Forest College in 1960 with a degree in education. Darlene moved to Ormond Beach, Florida in 1979 with her parents. Darlene is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Willard and Lois Allen of Machesney Park, Illinois. Nieces Kris (Rick) Zimmerman, Lori (Trent) Johnson, nephews Dave (Alison) Allen, John Wilburn, and Tim (Stephanie) Wilburn. Also survived by eleven great nieces and nephews and three great-great nieces and nephews, Aunt Mildred Tate and numerous cousins.Predeceased by parents and serveral aunts and uncles. Services will be on Saturday, December 14, 2013. Visitation from 10:00 to 11:00AM at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home 548 N. Nova Road Ormond Beach with funeral service at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers memorials to
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 13, 2013