Obituary of Arlene Allen

Arlene Allen, age 89, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018, at the Guest Home Estates in Ft. Scott.

She was born December 15, 1928, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Terry Misener and Winifred Allison Misener.

Arlene graduated from the Fort Scott High School with the Class of 1946 and the Fort Scott Junior College with the Class of 1948. She married Jimmie Allen in 1956. They later divorced.

Arlene had worked for twenty-nine years in the Inland Marine Department of the Western Insurance Company. She was a life-long member of the Grace Baptist Tabernacle.

Survivors include her children, Debra Barrett and husband, Pat, of Wichita, Kansas and Jim Allen and wife, Rhonda, of Ft. Scott; five grandchildren, Jacob and Jaron Barrett and Hilary, Scott and Marliss Allen and six great-grandchildren, Tracen, Alice, Eva and Arya Barrett and Kamry and Alayna Hutchison. Also surviving is a niece, Donna Ruth Davis, of Medford, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her parents a brother, Ernest Misener and a sister, Donna Jean Fooks.

Rev. Paul Rooks will conduct funeral services at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, August 28th at the Grace Baptist Tabernacle. Burial will follow in the Woods Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Monday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Grace Baptist Tabernacle or Mercy Hospice and may be left in the care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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