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Virginia Allen


1925 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Virginia Horneman Allen

Bradley, AR/Plain Dealing, LA - Virginia Horneman Allen, 86, passed away April 1, 2012 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born September 20, 1925 in Plain Dealing, Louisiana to Oliver Lawrence and Hattie Markham Horneman.

Virginia spent the early years of her life in Plain Dealing. As a young woman, during WWII, she worked for the FBI in Washington, DC. Following the war, she returned to Plain Dealing and married Charles G. Allen of Bradley, AR. They had one son, Charles G. "Gib" Allen. She was an active member of Bradley Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years and later served the church as secretary. During her life she was a secretary for Bradley Schools, Lusk Chevrolet in Plain Dealing, and Charles G. Allen Construction.

Mrs. Allen is survived by three grandsons, Kyh Allen and wife, Lauren of Shreveport, LA, Landon Allen and fiancée, Ashley Travis of College Station, TX, Jeremy Allen of New Braunfels, TX; four sisters, Marilyn Collins of Plano, TX, Marihelen Horneman of Bossier City, Madeline Anderson and husband, Charles of Bossier City, Winona Authement of Plain Dealing; two sisters-in-law, Marjorie Allen Bishop of Bradley, AR and Mary Helen Horneman of Bossier City; brother-in-law, Baxter Arnold of Sterling, CO; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles G. Allen; son, Charles G. "Gib" Allen, Jr.; and brother, Robert "Bob" Horneman.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, April 5, 2012, at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Bradley, AR, with Bro. Aaron Leggett officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Bradley Baptist Church, Bradley, AR.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Arkansas Baptist Children's Home or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

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Published in Shreveport Times on Apr. 4, 2012
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