Oleta L. Allen, 85, of Savanna, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at her home.
The family will receive friends at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. at Brumley-Mills Chapel. Burial will follow at Wesley Cemetery near Stringtown.
Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Oleta Allen was born on April 9, 1932, in Wesley Valley, between Pittsburg and Stringtown. She was married to Benny A. "Cotton" Allen and had lived in this area since 1974.
In her spare time, Oleta liked to sew and work in her garden. She was of the Pentecostal denomination.
Oleta is survived by her children, Edna Laure Allen Hanegan, Ruth Eyvonne Pollock, Benjamin Ralph Allen and Virgil Lee Allen; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandchild; a brother, and a sister.
Published on February 2, 2018