Mary Jane Allen

SEBRING – Mary Jane Allen, 94, of Sebring, died Friday at Crandall Medical Center.

Born March 11, 1919, in Beloit, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eva (Griffiths) Roberts.

Mrs. Allen worked as a decorator at Limoge China and was a sales representative for Avon for over 50 years. She was a member of Sebring United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death in 2006 by her husband of 69 years, Leslie Allen Sr.

Survivors include her son, Leslie H. (Pauline) Allen Jr. of North Benton; two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Sebring United Methodist Church.

Friends may call the hour prior to the service on Friday at the church with Rev. Norma Bates and the Rev. David Parry officiating. Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary Jane’s honor to Sebring United Methodist Church, 126 W. Indiana Ave., Sebring, Ohio 44672; or Sebring Alumni Association.

Arrangements were handled by the Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.

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