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LaNelle Allen

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LaNelle Allen, 61, of Rigby, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, surrounded by her family at Madison Memorial Hospital from complications of cancer.

She was born Oct. 16, 1950, in Pocatello to Perry Earl Brady and Velma Scott Brady. She was raised and attended schools in Magna, Utah; Annis, Idaho; and Rigby, graduating from Rigby High School.

She married Mike Hendricks in 1968 in Rigby; to this union they added two sons. They later divorced.

In 1981, she married Roger Allen in Rigby; they later divorced.

LaNelle was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; she served in the Relief Society and most recently as the Single Adults Coordinator. She loved to garden and was a certified Master Gardener. She enjoyed traveling, shopping and loved her grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Justin (Tawney) Hendricks of Great Falls, Mont., and Michael Kurt (Brenda) Hendricks of Rigby; a sister, Gloria (Ray) Nick of Rigby; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby, with Bishop Jeremy Hall conducting. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday prior to services, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Annis-Little Butte Cemetery under the care of Eckersell Memorial Chapel in Rigby.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.

Published in Post Register on Apr. 25, 2012
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