Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Teresa "Terry" Allen, 74, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. She was born on Jan. 26, 1938, daughter of Arch and Lucille Wynn, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was united in marriage to Kermit Allen, who survives, on Aug. 4, 1978, in Hot Springs, Ark. She was the previous owner/operator of the Raspberry Station in Eagle Rock. She volunteered her time with the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Eagle Rock, Lions, Cassville Schools Back-Pack Program, Eagle Rock Association and the Humane Society. she was an active member of the St. Thomas a'Becket Episcopal Church.

Additional survivors include: one daughter, Patty Rhoads, and her husband, Murray, of Cassville; two sons, Neal Puckett, and his wife, Nancy, of Shell Knob, and Lewis Puckett, of Tulsa, Okla.; one stepson, Mike Allen, and his wife, Karen, of Grove, Okla.; two stepdaughters, Sallie Allen, of Eagle Rock, and Susan Hess and her husband, James, of Ada, Okla.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three brothers, with whom she was reunited after 62 years of separation, Robert Hendrickson and his wife, Rosanna, of Paris, Texas, John Beck and his wife, Cylinda, of Lubbock, Texas, and Van Lawrence and his wife, Vicki, of McKinney, Texas.

Memorial services were held on Saturday at St. Thomas a'Becket Episcopal Church, Highway 112 & AA, Cassville, with Rev. Edith Bird officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Haven of the Ozarks or to the Memorial Garden for the church and may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory.