Hoda Mercer Allen of Freeport, Florida passed away on July 20, 2013. She and her husband of 40 years, Barry J. Allen, are formerly of Baker then Greensburg, Louisiana. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and is survived by her husband and three children, Theron Chiasson, Barry J. Allen II, Kay Hornsby and nine grandchildren. She is buried in the Barancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida. Visitation at the Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Freeport, Fla. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 6 to 9 pm. Services at the Destiny Worship Center at 122 Poinciana Blvd., Destin, Fla., Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 9 am with burial at the Barancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla. at 2 pm.