Cora Allen, age 93, Harrodsburg, widow of George Lee Allen, Sr., passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Ephraim McDowell Haggin Memorial Hospital in Harrodsburg. Born December 15, 1925 in Harrodsburg, she was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Marie (Williams) Parks. She was a graduate of West Side High School in Harrodsburg, was a care giver to the late VanArsdall family for many years and was a member of the Centennial Baptist Church in Harrodsburg where she served on the kitchen committee for a number of years.
Survivors include: two daughters Pat Linton and Elizabeth (Melvin) Ison both of Harrodsburg; one son George Lee Allen, Jr. of Harrodsburg, four grandchildren Lamont (Missy) Linton, Kristi (Roosevelt) Blackford, Joshua Allen and Melvin Ison, Jr. all of Harrodsburg; ten great grandchildren Chris (Kati) Linton, Cody (Laken) Linton, Reid Martin, Monica Ison, Haley Bradshaw, Aliyah Ison, Xzavier Blackford, Allison Davis all of Harrodsburg, Ciera Clements of Danville, and Camden Linton of WI; five great-great grandchildren, Caydon Linton, Mila Linton, Carter Linton, Annie Briscoe, and an expectant great grandchild Austyn Linton all of Harrodsburg and several nieces and nephews.
Other than her parents and husband Cora was preceded in death by five brothers Lucian Edward Parks, Dudley Parks, Wallace Parks, Charles “Charlie” Parks and William “Billy” Parks, Sr.; five sisters Louise Phillips, Georgia Steele, Sara Jones, Laurine Mason and Betty Parks.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Sims Funeral Services by Bro. Chrys Jones. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
Pallbearers are Chris Linton, Cody Linton, Reid Martin, Joshua Allen, Camdon Linton and Melvin Ison, Jr. Grandchildren will serve as honorary bearers.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 9:00 am until the time of service at Sims Funeral Services.
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