Martha B. Allen, age 89 of Eaton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at the Knolls of Oxford in Oxford.
Born on Feb. 9, 1923 in Liberty, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late Samuel & Mary (Barlow) McFarland. Martha enjoyed reading and was a current member of Oxford Baptist Church and a former long time member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Camden.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Wade Allen in 1999; daughters: Mary Allen in 1943 and Margie Cottingim in 2006; son: Frank Allen in 2001; brothers: Woodrow, David and Leo McFarland and sisters: Viola Edwards, Verna Coffman, Nettie Tapscott, Rose Vivien and Ollie Gibson.
She is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law: Ronnie & Donna Allen of Goldsboro, N.C., Gary & Carol Allen; Jerry & Linda Allen and Rudy & Judy Allen all of Hamilton; daughter & sons-in-law: Hazel & Stan Andrew of Palm Harbor, Fla.; Carol & Lee Montooth of Eaton; Teresa & Steve Hughes of Liberty, IN and Leisa & Mike Kloss of Eau Claire, WI; brothers: Watson McFarland of Liberty, KY; Paul (Alta) McFarland of Stanford, KY; sister: Ruth Wethington of Indianapolis, IN, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Feb. 1, at First Southern Baptist Church 35 North Liberty Street Camden, Ohio with Rev. Greg Jackson officiating. Interment waas in Fairmount Cemetery Camden.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's International, Preble County Chapter, P.O. Box 141 Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.barnesfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Homes, Eaton.