Carole Bernadine Allen was born February 6, 1935 in Tulalip, Wash. to Benjamin and Edith (Hillaire) Williams Sr.
She is survived by her Sister Jo Landert, her children Wanda "George" Sam (Ray Paul), Augusta "Scottie" Lobehan (Archie), Clinton "Bodie" Sam, Jessica Myers (Joe), Donald Allen Jr., Nick Allen, Emma Allen-Sam, Stacey Sam (Sherina). Many more she helped raise or called her "Mom". 29 Grandchildren and 27 Great Grandchildren plus so many more she adopted or considered her grandchild.
Carole loved going to church, listening to music and spending time with her family and Church family.
She retired from working 15 years at the Muckleshoot Bingo so she could travel to different churches.
When you saw Carole she always had a smile for you. She spent most of her time praying for family, friends, community (Muckleshoot and Tulalip).
Preceeded in death by her parents Benjamin Sr. and Edith, her husband Donald Allen Sr. Brothers Benjamin Jr. and Jesse, Sister Marcella Lyle, Sons William Sam Jr. and Anthony Sam. Daughters Angela Sam and Lori Barr, Grandchildren Jeremy Sam, Wilfred Allen, Kelvin Barr Jr., Benji Sam, and Clinton Fryberg.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday 2/22 at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home at 1:00pm.
An inner faith service will be held on Wednesday 2/22 at the Tulalip tribal Center Gym at 6:00pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday 2/23 starting at 10:00am at the Tulalip Tribal Gym.
Arrangements under the direction of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville, WA.