We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Bobbie Allen

A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 4, 2015 for 82 year old Bobbie King Allen of Ellis Grove, IL who died Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his daughter’s home in Belleville, IL.

Bobbie was born February 13, 1933 in Pollard, Arkansas, the son of Alfred and Margaret (McDonald) Allen. He married Dorothy Mangrum on July 24, 1951 in Pontiac, MI and she preceded him in death on August 22, 2001.

Survivors include five children, Donald Allen of Waterloo, IL, Robert Allen of Ellis Grove, IL, Darrel Allen of Dupo, IL, Karen Mathews of Belleville, IL and Edward Allen of Seattle, WA. One sister, Linda Israel of Chesterfield, MO. One step brother, Arnold Garrison of O’Fallon, MO. Eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one daughter, three brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be after 9am Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud, IL.

Funeral service for 82 year old Bobbie Allen of Ellis Grove, IL will be at 11am Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Welge-Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud, IL.

Burial will be at 1pm Thursday, June 4, 2015 in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.