Allen, Noah Eugene

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Chapel, St. Clair, MO

Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
To The Family

OBITUARY Noah Eugene Allen of Lonedell, MO, departed this life at his home, surrounded by the love of his family, on December 5, 2009, having reached the age of eighty-five years, nine months and fourteen days. Noah was born in Desloge, MO on February 21, 1924, son of Leslie Monroe Allen and Martha Elizabeth Allen nee White. As a young man he was united in marriage and blessed with two children. On January 20, 1979 he was united in marriage to Susan Anita Craig nee Lottes and their families were joined as one and they were blessed with one more son.

Noah is survived by his wife, Susan Allen of Lonedell; by three children, Pauletta Esparza Villegas and husband, Joaquin, of Kansas City, MO, Lonnie Allen of Cedar Hill, MO and Daniel Allen of Lonedell; by two step-daughters, Rebecca DuBuque of Lonedell and Janna deLeon of Marshfield, MO; by one sister-in-law, Donna Williams and husband, Kenneth, of Marshfield; by nine grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and one great-granddaughter..

Noah was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Martha Allen; by one brother, James Allen; and by five sisters, Helen Carlin, Blanche Wakeland, Alpha Young, Dorothy Coke and Shirley Coke..

Noah was a devoted Christian, having been saved at the age of forty. At that time, he began preaching in homes and became and Evangelist, traveling throughout Missouri and Illinois. He was ordained as a minister through Grace Chapel Ministries. He spoke at many ladiesí and menís full gospel meetings. By trade, Noah was employed as a dock manager for ABF Freight Lines in St. Louis, MO. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, walking in the woods and hunting mushrooms in the spring, but his favorite pastime was reading and studying the Bible. Spending time with his family gave Noah great joy and he cherished his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren..

A kind and loving husband, father, step-father, grandfather, great and great-great-grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, great and great-great-uncle, cousin and friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him..

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO with the Rev. Larry Brown officiating. Interment was in Crestview Memorial Park, St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to the family.