Martha Frances Werner Allen

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Martha Frances Werner Allen, 100, was born in Argonia, Kan., July 13, 1916, and died in her home in Missouri on Dec. 14, 2016. She graduated from Helena High School in Helena, Okla. She married Boyd VanWye on May 16, 1935, and he preceded her in death. She married David Allen in September 1971. They retired and moved to Table Rock Lake in 1982, and he preceded her in death in March 1984. She then married Melvin Welch in December 1992, and he preceded her in death in April 2010. She was an office manager retired from Saint Francis Hospital of Wichita, Kan. She was a Christian and an active church member all her life and was a member of First Baptist Church in Helena, Okla. She also attended First Baptist Church at Cassville.

Survivors include: three children; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at First Baptist Church in Helena, Okla., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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