Frances Allen Obituary

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Frances Allen

December 23, 1930 - February 14, 2012
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Frances Elizabeth Allen, 81, was born in Buna, Texas on December 23, 1930, passed away on February 14, 2012. She was born to Fletcher & Ruth Bond and after her father passed away at a young age, Frances' mother moved to Liberty, Texas & married R.M. McManus who raised her as his own. Frances married & raised her children in Houston, Texas, where she spent many years working at Tarrant Distributors & becoming quite successful in the liquor industry. After retiring she spent many years as a volunteer for Southeast Memorial Hospital, Pasadena Independent School District and the Red Cross. Frances' quick wit and generosity...
Frances Elizabeth Allen, 81, was born in Buna, Texas on December 23, 1930, passed away on February 14, 2012. She was born to Fletcher & Ruth Bond and after her father passed away at a young age, Frances' mother moved to Liberty, Texas & married R.M. McManus who raised her as his own. Frances married & raised her children in Houston, Texas, where she spent many years working at Tarrant Distributors & becoming quite successful in the liquor industry. After retiring she spent many years as a volunteer for Southeast Memorial Hospital, Pasadena Independent School District and the Red Cross. Frances' quick wit and generosity gave her a life surrounded by family and friends & will be missed by the people whose lives she touched. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother John Ira, sister Georgia, her son Danny & son in law Greg Hale. Frances is survived by her sisters Nora Jean King & Loraine Shauberger & brother Bobby McManus; her daughters Barbara Hale & husband Jay Tomek & Nancy Jo & husband Gary Johnstone; grandchildren Suzanne, Philip, Kelly, Andrew & Daryl; along with six great grandchildren. The family would like to give a special thanks to Odyssey Hospice for their gentle, loving care and to Frances' special friend Ed Quilter whose weekly visits always lifted her spirits. A memorial service celebrating Frances' life will be held Sunday, February 19th at 2pm at the home of Barbara Tomek, 7425 Haywood Dr. Houston, Texas 77061. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your charity of choice or pass along a kind deed to someone in need.

"I worked for Frances at Tarrant, and would like to express my sadness at hearing of her passing. May God bless her, and console her loved ones in their..." Noxie Romano (Houston, TX)

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