Gladys Adelia (Rowell) Allen

March 13, 1912 - June 14, 2004

Mrs. Gladys Adelia (Rowell) Allen, age 92, of Henderson, Texas passed away on June 14, 2004, in Henderson. She was born on March 13, 1912, in Van Zandt County, Texas to Alphrus Worth and Myrtle Lee (Carter) Rowell. She married Homer Edwin Allen on March 12, 1932 in Lawton, Oklahoma. Mrs. Allen was a cook for the Richardson ISD. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and was a former member of the Northrich Baptist Church for many years. She is survived by her daughter, Ina Ruth Gaddy of Henderson; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren; brother, Thomas P. Rowell of Dallas, Texas; and sisters, Ella McCullough of Gun Barrell City, Texas and Opal Killingsworth of Dallas. Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by her husband; 4 sons, 1 daughter; 1 grandson; and 1 great grandson. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, June 18, 2004, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Bill Kuykendall officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.

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Her granddaughter Sandra spoke very highly of this beautiful woman. She'll be missed dearly. Sandra you resemble your grandmother. God Bless Robin Laferriere, July 28, 2004 I just found out today about this (FRI). Sorry I was unable to come but I'm currently dealing with Cancer. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sharon Sharon Yvonne Candler (Allen), June 18, 2004 Our prayers are with your family. Butler Bro. Steve & Monty, June 16, 2004