GRANBURY — Edith Wanda Allen, 80 years old, peacefully passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 in Weatherford.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial: Rough Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, North Central Chapter at 2630 W. Freeway, Suite 100, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Edith was born Feb. 1, 1933 in Granbury to Pete Allen and Nettie Copeland Allen. She was a resident of Granbury her entire life and graduated from Granbury High School in 1951. Edith retired from Montgomery Ward after 35 years as a bookkeeper. However, her family and friends know that her best work was accomplished after her official retirement, when she became the devoted caretaker for both of her parents, and by extension, her entire extended family. Edith spent her last year of life at the Arbor House in Weatherford under the loving care of the entire staff. The family wishes to offer a special thanks to Alicia of the Arbor House. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors: brothers, Lee Roy Allen and wife, Earline, of Weatherford, Donald Ray Allen and wife, Glenda, of Weatherford; her sisters, Carolyn Myres of Broussard, La., and Sandra Mason and husband, Pete, of Aledo; 11 nieces and nephews; 23 great nieces and nephews; and 19 great-great nieces and nephews.
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