Born August 5, 1931, then after a short illness Nancy, the greatest mother in the Universe, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in her home in Tulsa.
She was born and raised in Denver Colorado where she was a champion AAU swimmer and ski racer in her youth. She graduated from the University of Colorado and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
She met the love of her life, Bill Allen and they married in Denver the summer of 1953. Then off to Tulsa, Bill’s home town. Here they raised their four children: Dr. William B. Allen, Bruce O. Allen, Edith Allen and David E. Allen.
She was an Elder of First Presbyterian Church and involved in many church activities. Among her many charitable activities she served on the Board of Directors of Family and Children Services, Advisory Committee of the Children’s Division of Human Services Department. She was an honoree of the women’s division of the Tulsa Area United Way, as well as Area Chairman of the March of Dimes, also on the advisory board of Jobs for Older Tulsans.
Survivors include her 4 children and two daughters-in-laws, Karen Allen of Seattle (wife of William) and Debbie Allen (wife of David) and their two children, Andrew and Megan of Parker CO.
Memorial service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, June 1st, at First Presbyterian Church of Tulsa. Reception will follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions can be made to: Helping Hand of First Presbyterian Church and/or Family and Children Services of Tulsa.
Time: Jun 1, 2013 MEMORIAL SERVICE
Location: First Presbyterian Church
Address: 709 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK 74119 ?