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Earlene (Pankey) Allen

February 4, 1929 ~ March 6, 2018 (age 89)

Earlene (Pankey) Allen, 89, passed away at 3:15am on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Buchanan Meadows.

Earlene was born on February 4, 1929, in Arkansas to the late Ivor and Blanche (Taylor) Pankey. On February 28, 1946 in Searcy, Arkansas, Earlene married Buster O. Allen and he passed away on October 26, 2003. Earlene was also preceded in death by brothers, Robert and Bill Pankey.

Earlene is survived by her children, Vance A. (Douglas Prince) Allen and Anita L. (Albert) Miller; and sisters, Virginia Paul, Betty Lower, and Marilyn Henry.

Earlene retired from Electro-Voice.

Funeral Service will be at 11am on Friday, March 9, 2018 in HALBRITTER WICKENS FUNERAL HOME, 615 E. Main St., Niles, where family and friends may gather one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mission Hills Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Great Lakes, 564 S. Main St. Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, or Hospice at Home, 4017 Chamberlain Rd, Buchanan, MI 49107, or Susan G. Komen Foundation 2922 Fuller Ave NE STE 107B Grand Rapids, MI  49505.

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