Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Last Rites Held For Lloyd Allen
Lloyd Allen, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Allen, early pioneers of Wallowa passed away in the Walla Walla Hospital of a heart attack Thursday evening, January 24, 1952.
Mr. Allen was born in Wallowa on December 18, 1883 and spent the early part of his life in Lower Valley and Lostine where he attended school and later was in the hardware and furniture business with his brother, Challis. He became a member of the Christian church at an early age.
On June 18, 1913 he was united in marriage to Miss Eula Russell, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Russell, of Swamp Creek.
The following year they moved to Freewater, Ore., in which vicinity he spent the remainder of his life.
Surviving are his wife, Eula, at home; one son, W.J. Allen, Medford, Ore.; three daughters, Mrs. George Thomas and miss marilyn Nadine Allen, of Palo Alto, Calif., and Mrs. Bill Givens of Medford, Ore.; four brothers, E.O. Allen, Salem, C.L. Allen, Hood River, C.W. Allen, Corvallis, Ore. And L.F. Allen, Portland; two sisters, Mrs. W.H. Spence and Miss Ella R. Allen.
Rest of Obituary at this time is lost.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon January 31, 1952 front page.
Contributed by: Sue Wells