Marie Allen

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Marie Allen, 86, resident of Cordell, Oklahoma, was born on August 5, 1927, in Cordell, Oklahoma, to Henry and Elizabeth (Quiring) Ratzlaff, and passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Cordell, Oklahoma. Marie was born in Cordell and raised on the family farm, east of Cordell. She attended McKinley School. She married Charles Frank Allen on February 9, 1947. Marie and Charles raised their family in Cordell. She had worked at Evetts Drugs and the Cordell Senior Citizens. Marie enjoyed doing yard work, and was a great cook. She also enjoyed reading, especially her Bible. Marie was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Elizabeth Ratzlaff; husband, Charles Frank Allen in 1996; one daughter, Loy Miller in 2007; and one sister. Survivors include one daughter, Joy Allen of Burns Flat, Oklahoma, and one son Dale Allen of Cordell, Oklahoma. Services were held for Marie Allen at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Lawnview Cemetery, Cordell, Oklahoma, with Reverend Roy Dewees, officiating. Services were under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home, Cordell, Oklahoma.