Betty Jean Allen

March 10, 1932 - August 3, 2022

Betty Jean Allen

Betty Jean Allen, age 90, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri. She was born March 10, 1932, in Barry County, Missouri the daughter of Noel and Mildred (Sissel) Miller.

Betty was a 1950 graduate of Aurora High School in Aurora, Missouri. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Aurora. Betty belonged to the Book club and was an election official. Betty and her husband Joe moved to Texas in 1952 and returned to Mt. Vernon in 2016.

On December 30, 1950, she married Joe Roy Allen Jr., in Harrison, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on February 22, 2018.

Betty is survived by her son, Timothy Roy Allen and his wife, Julie, of Keller, Texas; six grandchildren, Forrest Allen of Austin, Texas, Meredith and Mathew King, of Ft. Worth, Texas, Wesley Allen and his fiancée, Margaret Ortiz, Nicholas Allen and Katelyn Allen, all of Keller, Texas; one great-grandson, Wyatt Steven Allen; two sisters, Kay Hood and her husband, Dave, and Ann Forrester all of Mt. Vernon and one brother, Bob Miller and his wife, Delores of Mt. Vernon.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Noel and Mildred Miller; husband, Joe Allen Jr; son, Steven Joe Allen; sister, Sue Buehler and brother, William Miller.

No services are planned at this time. Burial will be held at a later date at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.