September 18, 1928 ~ September 25, 2021

Born in: Metcalfe County, KY
Resided in: Glasgow, KY

Mrs. Doris Louella Allen, 93, of Glasgow, Ky was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Mrs. Allen was born September 18, 1928, in Metcalfe County, Ky, to Edward Perry Johnson and Laura Baird Johnson. She was united in marriage to Hue Reed Allen until his death in 1977. To that union thirteen children were born. She was preceded in death by her son, Donald Reed Allen, and her siblings, Ralph Johnson, Sherman Johnson, and Virginia Beard.

Mrs. Allen was a kind and generous woman to whomever she encountered. She was a loving and attentive mother to not only her children, but many children within the family and neighborhood. She worked as a home attendant for several families in Glasgow and was a loving caregiver to a few of their children as well.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Charles Allen, James Allen, Laura Jean Smith, Mary Emma Montgomery (Marlon), Billy Allen (Judy), Wanda Allen, Linwood Allen (Denise), America Ann Shirley-Allen, Jeffrey Allen, John Terry Allen, Ernest Scott Allen (Anna), and Teresa Allen.

Also Left to Cherish her memory are 21 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services for Mrs. Allen will be 1:00pm Monday, October 4th at the Hopewell Baptist Church. Visitation will be on Monday from 11:00am until time for service at the Church. Burial will be in the Barlow Cemetery in Glasgow. A.F. Crow is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Allen. Please share your condolence with the family at

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  1. To my sweet great granny, I love you dearly. I know you have gained your wings, and regained your strength with God. I am honored to be able to say you were; and always will be one of my greatest examples of a strong woman. Though it pains me to know you are no longer here us, I will rejoice in knowing you have became your greatest you again with God. Forever and always my sweetest lady, I love you in the after life.

  2. She gave birth to several but was a mother to many more!! My condolences & prayers all the family🙏🏽 She’ll never be forgotten. Forever in my heart❣️

  3. Teresa and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a beautiful lady, and I know she will be dearly missed.

    Much Love to You.

  4. Sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing John Terry, She was a caring and lovely Lady..
    Prayers for The Family. 🙏

  5. Teresa and the entire family of Mrs. Doris Allen we are so, so sorry for your loss.
    You all will be in our thoughts and prayers as we mourn the passing of such a great lady.
    We love you all.

  6. You and Your Family are in my prayers. Mrs. Doris was a very sweet person. Good will comfort all of you.

  7. Forever in my heart and memories, family. My arms are wrapped around each and every one of you. What a beautiful soul and guiding light that will be with us for always. All my love, Jean Reynolds

  8. Condolences and prayers to the family. Mrs. Doris was an amazing woman. 💕 She was such a kind person.

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