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NELLIE ALLEN


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NELLIE ALLEN Obituary
April 29, 1939 - May 11, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY Nellie Jo (Rutledge) Allen was born April 29, 1939, in Chickasha, OK, the daughter of Horace Delmer and Nola Bee (Thornton) Rutledge, and she completed this life on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the age of 78. Jo was trained as a Registered Nurse at the Clinton General Hospital School of Nursing. She dedicated her life to nursing, having retired from Mercy Health Center as an Oncology Nurse. Jo married Gordon Keith Allen on July 23, 1960. They moved to Oklahoma City, where they raised their family. They were active members of the New Hope United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 2004. Jo is survived by her sons, Gregory P. Allen and his wife Kathy, of Choctaw, OK; Michael S. Allen and wife Annemarie, of East Sandwich, MA; and Daniel K. Allen, of Oklahoma City; her daughter, Patti Brown and her husband Mike, of Norman, OK; her grandchildren, Marshall Brown, Zachary Allen, Katelyn Allen, Jacob Allen, Seth Allen, Sarah Allen, Hannah Allen, Hayden Allen, Landry Allen, Lindsey Cooper, and Chase Dawson; her great-grandchildren, Sophia Allen, William Jacob Allen and Grayson Cooper. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Vondel Smith Mortuary North, 13125 N. MacArthur. Funeral Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 17 at New Hope United Methodist Church. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Arapaho Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N Council Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73162.
Published in The Oklahoman on May 16, 2017
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