Johnetta Allen, 1917-2003, Lee's Summit

Johnetta Allen, 85, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Windsor, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at Lee's Summit Hospital, following a short illness.

She was born Dec. 12, 1917, in Cincinnati, Iowa, a daughter of John S. and Fern Harman Rathburn. On Oct. 29, 1938, in Brunswick, she was married to Gilbert Neal Allen, who died Dec. 3, 1997.

Mrs. Allen moved to Missouri at the age of 2 with her parents. She was a homemaker. She had worked part-time at a dress shop and for Dr. Carter Kinkead, both in Windsor. She lived in Windsor all her married life and was a member of the First Christian Church in Windsor.

Surviving are a son, Marvin Neal Allen, Lee's Summit; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hadley Funeral Home in Windsor, with the Rev. Mandy Wiedeman officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Oak Cemetery in Windsor.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the cemetery, in care of the funeral home.