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Linda S. Allen

June 19th, 1950 – July 26th, 2016

Linda S. Allen, 66, of Rushville, passed away at 12:33 am on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Wesley Village in Macomb. She was born on June 19, 1950 in Canton, the daughter of Vernon and Helen (Conner) Derry. Linda married Len Allen on March 23, 1984 in Rushville, IL. He survives.

Also surviving is her son, Jeff Crabtree of Galesburg, step-son, Kent (and Debbie) Allen of Jacksonville, step-daughter, Kelley (and Roger) Dunning of Petersburg, IN, brother, Larry (and Marge) Derry of Astoria and her sister, Loretta (and Bob) Mummert of Astoria.

Linda worked in rehabilitation services at Astoria Gardens during high school. She then worked for Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville and last worked for Evergreen Place in Beardstown for over 30 years.

She was a member of the Astoria Christian Church. She enjoyed reading and loved her backyard, where she enjoyed watching squirrels and her dog Bono.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in the Summum Cemetery in Summum. Pastor Matthew Thiner will be officiating. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


July 26th, 2016

We are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. It's hard to find words to express our deepest sympathies. JB & Norma Onion.

July 27th, 2016

We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God give you comfort in the time of your grief. Wally and Janet Danner

July 27th, 2016

Wishing you peace and comfort at this very sad time. Marcia Stephens Breeden

July 27th, 2016

Len, Noel and are sending you lots of love and hugs. Megan and Noel Williams

July 27th, 2016

We are thinking of all of you at this time. May God comfort you. Hugs and love being sent to you.

July 27th, 2016

May God comfort you during this time of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sue and Jerry Tomlinson

July 27th, 2016

So sorry for your loss.
Thinking of you ALL.

July 28th, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Love and miss ya! Todd & Holly Toland

July 28th, 2016

Sorry for to hear about the loss of your wife! Take care and God Bless. Sue Toland & Bill & Christy Toland

July 29th, 2016

Len, you are in our thoughts and praters. We are so very sorry for your loss. Barney and Karen Williams

July 29th, 2016

Len, we are thinking of you and Jeff during during this difficult time. Please let us know I'd you need anything. Mike and Penny Grafton. Nathan Grafton

July 30th, 2016

So sorry for your loss stay strong Elana

July 31st, 2016

We are sorry for your loss. Bob and Melba Baker

July 31st, 2016

To the family of Linda Allen, we are so sorry for your loss of such a beautiful person. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Glenna Parry and Tammy Parry Baldry

August 1st, 2016

Sending sincere sympathy to your family at this time of loss. Maurice and Kathy Cox

August 3rd, 2016

I worked with linda at heritage manor on grand avenue in beardstown. She was the best rehab aide! Residents loved her and were comforted by her. Because of her patience and encouragment she was able to get residents to do more than they realized they could do. She helped out on the floor when needed without complaint. All staff had a great respect for her. It was an honor to get to work with Linda. She was one of the best I have ever worked with. I am sorry for your loss. Esther Boehm

August 4th, 2016

So sorry to have Linda gone. Se was a beautiful person. She sure helped me at work and will really be missed. Sorry for your loss, Len.

April 18th, 2018

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