Robert Allen, a 90 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 9:32 a.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021 at his residence.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the Church of the Nazarene in Trenton. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. A visitation is scheduled from 6:00 until 7:00 Wednesday evening at Slater Neal Funeral Home in Trenton. Open visitation will begin at 9:00 Wednesday morning at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the North 65 Senior Center and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Robert Amos Allen was born December 4, 1930 in Spickard, MO to James Everett and Edith Flo (Ham) Allen. He attended Brimson, Cole, and Trenton schools. He then enlisted in the United States Army and then moved to the United States Navy. On September 2, 1952 he was united in marriage to Donna Fay Bennett in Trenton. She preceded him in death April 22, 2005. Robert was remarried to Lorene (Dunlap) Berry on April 3, 2011 in Trenton. She also preceded him in death April 22, 2017. For many years he worked as an over the road truck driver and scale mechanic. Robert enjoyed wintering in Arizona and was a motorcycle enthusiast. He was a member of the Trenton Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving relatives include his daughters Lori Overton and husband Mark of Trenton, and Cheryl Ann Harmon and husband Dennis of Springfield, MO, sons Pat Allen and wife Kris of Wittmann, AZ, Donald Robert Allen of Fulton, MO, and Randall J. Allen of Trenton, a step son Randy Berry and wife Mona of Centerville, IA, a sister Donna Graham of Trenton. Seventeen grandchildren, forty-seven great grandchildren, and twenty-one great-great grandchildren
Those preceding him in death include his parents, his wives, sisters Lois Stotts, Loraine Provance, Ruby Fitzpatrick, Wanda Robinson, brothers Donald K. Allen, James Everett Allen, Jr., Paul P. Allen, infant son Anthony Allen, Grandsons Brad Strine, Jacob Allen, great granddaughter Zoey May, and a daughter-in-law Melody Allen.
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