Dosha Evelyn Allen, age 92 of Rogersville, Missouri passed away early Tuesday morning, January 8, 2019 in Springfield Rehab and Health Care Center. Evelyn was born January 4, 1927 in Chadwick the daughter of Evert and Bessie Mae (Nash) Blakey. On July 9, 1942, she was united in marriage to Elmer Herman Allen and this union was blessed with three children.
Evelyn enjoyed the rural life with Elmer and working on the farm. She was an incredible cook and well known for her fried chicken. Evelyn was also a dedicated wife, mother and enjoyed being a homemaker. Her green thumb was advantageous for growing her large gardens and canning her prized pickles and tomatoes. Evelyn was a member of Fellowship Lighthouse Church of Bruner and loved attending church and fellowship.
Evelyn is survived by two sons Clay Allen and wife Kim, Arnold Allen and wife Pamela; one daughter Vanitta Campbell; brother Delbert Blakey and wife Leeann; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson and several other caring relatives. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, five sisters and an infant brother.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Pastor Reggie Micham officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service. Evelyn will be laid to rest and burial will follow in Chadwick Cemetery. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfuneralhome.com