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Clara Nell Allen

March 17, 1940 — March 16, 2010

CLARA NELL ALLEN, 69, of Paris went home to the Lord Tuesday March 16, 2010 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Starrett Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. Friday March 19, 2010, with Rev. Russell Kersey officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The daughter of the late Tom and Audie Robbins Vandever, Clara Nell was born in Paris on March 18, 1940. She was a graduate of Paris High School. She loved baking and candy making, and enjoyed dollhouses. Clara Nell was a devoted homemaker and had been employed by Vasserette and Campbell Soup. She was a Girl Scout leader and an active member of the PTA. Her kindness, mischievious spirit, sense of humor, and stories endeared her to loved ones and strangers near and far. Her memory will live on with all those who laughed with her, listened to her stories, and were touched by her friendliness.

She married Jerry Allen September 3, 1960 in Paris.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Renee Allen; a twin sister, Nora Dell Vandever; a sister and brother-in-law, Robbie Faye and William "Buddy" Mullins; a brother and sister-in-law, Henry and Mary Vandever; a brother, Mearl Vandever; a sister and brother-in-law, Ovie And Monroe Duff; and a brother-in-law, Hershel McDaniel.

Clara is survived by her husband of forty-nine and a half years, Jerry; a son, Brad Allen, of Paris; a daughter Dana Allen, of Union City, CA; four grandchildren, Paige Allen and Chase Allen, of Powderly and Reagan Allen and Noah Allen, of Brownsboro; a sister, Leoma McDaniel, of Holliday; a brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Sharon Vandever of Springfield, MO; a brother, Felix Vandever of Balch Springs; a sister-in-law , Betty Vandever of Paris; an aunt, Tommie Ruth Robbins of Monrovia, CA; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James and Avon Allen of Garland; 29 nieces and nephews; numerous cousins, great nieces, and great nephews, and countless friends.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

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901 19th St NW, Paris, TX 75460

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