Carolyn Yvonne “Corky” Allen

August 28, 1936 - August 26, 2020
Carolyn Allen

Carolyn “Corky” Yvonne Allen of Miami, OK passed from this life Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at her son’s home in Miami, OK. She was 83.

Corky was born August 28, 1936 in Welch, OK to Walter “Bill” and Alene (Davis) Brady. She had lived in Miami most of her life. She graduated from Miami High School Class of 1954 and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Miami, OK, Miami Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and Miami Rebekah Lodge. She had worked as a bank teller for many years, working at Security Bank and Trust and NEO Federal Credit Union and in the later years she worked at Allen Sign Studio. Corky was a member of the Cherokee Nation Indian Tribe.

Corky was preceded in death by her husband Tandy Allen, her parents and 1 sister Linda Balone.

Survivors include her son Colby Allen and wife Debbie of Miami, OK, 2 sisters Judy Cooper of Harrisburg, AR and Janice Myers of Yukon, OK, 3 grandchildren Brandi Keith, Daniel Allen and Matthew Allen and 3 greatgrandchildren Jett, Ketch and Sophia Tandy Keith.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 31, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Miami, OK. Rev. Rick Longcrier will officiate. Daniel Allen, Matthew Allen, Jared Keith, Norm Cousatte, Tim Cousatte and Dale Epperson will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in McLaughlin Cemetery in Cleora, OK.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Memorials are suggested to the online ministry at First Baptist Church Miami. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at