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Gloria Allen Palmer

Gloria Allen Palmer was born on April 9, 1941 in Merryville, Louisiana to the union of the late Lonnie and Mary Allen.  God called her home on July 15, 2008 in Rosepine, Louisiana.  She was 67 years old.

Ms. Palmer worked at a day care center and enjoyed taking care of her family.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2008 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at True Light Baptist Church in Merryville.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 19, 2008 also at the church.  Reverend Raymond Landry will officiate the service.  Burial will follow at Belgrade Cemetery in Bon Weir, Texas.

She leaves to mourn her passing 4 sons:  Tyrone Allen (Antoinette) of DeRidder, Russell Lee Allen (Margaret) of Leesville, Reginald Allen of Lake Charles, Cedric Allen (Johnnie Mae) of Merryville; 2 daughters:  Susan Weathers (Derrick) of DeRidder and Shirley Allen of DeRidder; 1 step son:  Roger Palmer, Sr. of Kinder, LA; 7 Step daughters:  Susie Vallaire (Matthew) and Bobbie Franklin all of DeRidder; Maxine Stone, Gladys Palmer, Vanessa Palmer and Diane Palmer all of Merryville and Stephanie Oguntuase of Atlanta, Georgia.

She is also survived by 4 brothers and 5 sisters.  They are:  James Allen, Clarence Allen, C.D. Allen, Eddie Lee Allen, Ora Lee Allen, Jewell Kellium, Charlene Jones, Bobbie Collins and Jo Helen Hinton.  

Ms. Palmer is additionally survived by 38 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 25 nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Gloria Allen Palmer
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