Ila B. Allen

Born on: June 11, 1918
Departed on: September 3, 2015

Visitation: September 5, 2015 at 11:30 am
Service: September 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm
Burial: Poland Chapel Cemetery

Ila B. (Neese)Allen, age 97, passed away September 3rd, 2015. She was born June 11th, 1918 in Owen county, Indiana to Dan and Lillie (Hunsicker) Neese. She attended Owen and Putnam County Schools graduating from Reelsville High School. She married Edward Allen on December 24, 1936 to this Union two children were added Barbara Colleen and Ronald David.

She was a mother, a farm wife and a friend to all. She worked at Kattmans Store in Poland, Indiana for 23 years, at Stroud Store for 4 years, Cloverdale High School for three years and for Donald Allen for two years. She loved to draw, paint, sew crafts, make dolls and write poetry. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a charter member of the Tri County
Homemakers Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Allen in1972, daughter Barbara Haltom in 1978, granddaughter Pam Bauer in1999, and great grandson Bradley McKamey one 2008, her parents Dan neese1972 and Lillie Neese 1976 and her brother Edwin 1982.

The surviving family members are son Ronald and wife Nancy, son in law Dale Haltom and wife Karen, nephew Charlie Neese, niece Phyllis Anderson, four grandchildren Michelle, Jerry, Amanda and Daniel, five great-grand children Brittany, Chase, Cody, Shane and Abby, and great-great grandchildren, Cree and Crewe.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 5th, 2015 at 1:00pm, Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will from 11:30am until 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Barbara Haltom scholarship fund at Hurst-Collins American Legion 281, Cloverdale, Tri County Homemakers Club Poland, oak grove church and the Poland Chapel Cemetery.