Juanita Allen, 88 of McDermott, went to be with the Lord Thursday, November 3, 2011, at Heartland of Portsmouth. She was born July 22, 1923, in Greenup, Ky., to the late Brasque and Alice Quillen Boggs. She was a homemaker and a member of Rush Free Baptist Church. Along with her parents Juanita was preceded in death by her husband James Leroy Allen Sr., who she married on July 22, 1946, and passed away on October 2, 1980, and her son James Leroy Allen Jr., who passed away on May 22, 2011, along with 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Juanita is survived by 3 daughters; Judy Fuller of McDermott, Pam (Duane) Kilgore of Portsmouth and Donna Allen of McDermott; 8 grandchildren, Chris (Tonya) Allen of McDermott, Jennifer (Brian) Wilson of Lucasville, Brian Fuller, Kevin Fuller and Valeri Fuller, all of McDermott, Craig (Regina) Kilgore of Portsmouth, Betsy (Mike) Cremeans of Illinois and Lori Kilgore of Portsmouth; along with 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 5, 2011, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Albert Breech officiating and interment in Rushtown Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.