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Doris M. Allen

December 18, 1932 ~ April 14, 2020 (age 87)


Doris Mary Allen, 87, of Litchfield, passed away on Tues., April 14, 2020 at 4:23 p.m. in her home.  She was born on Dec. 18, 1932, in Litchfield, IL, the daughter of Taylor and Alice (Gooden) Pettijohn.  Doris was a homemaker.  She married David Roy Allen on Aug. 7, 1953, in Litchfield.  He preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 2006.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Litchfield since 1932, where she helped serve funeral dinners, and was active in Keenagers Group.  Doris enjoyed going for walks, working in her garden, and going fishing.  She is survived by:

Son,                Robert (Mary Lou) Allen of Litchfield

Daughter,       Carol (Bill) Meisner of Athens, IL

3 grandchildren, Leah (Todd) Gualandi of Highland; Jesse (Kabrianna) Allen of Granite City; Zachary Allen of St. Louis, MO

12 great-grandchildren        

In addition to her husband, Doris was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Robert Pettijohn.

Private family funeral services will be held on Fri., April 17, 2020.  Rev. Jason Plumer of the First Baptist Church in Litchfield will officiate.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.  No visitation will be held.  The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church or Litchfield Food Pantry. 

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Private Service

Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056


First Baptist Church of Litchfield
608 N. Van Buren, Litchfield IL 62056

Litchfield Food Pantry
102 S. Montgomery St., Litchfield IL 62056

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