2018-01-31 / Obituaries

Doris L. Allen


Doris Lorraine Nichols Allen, 87, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at her home.

Born December 25, 1930 in West Grove, Pa., she is the daughter of the late Clarence Edwin and Florence Mae Allison Nichols and the widow of Eston Maine Allen, whom she married June 17, 1987 and who died February 13, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Eldreth, Newark, Del, Deborah Luskey, Waldorf, Md. and Phyllis Allen of Colorado; six sons, Lawrence Caudell, Austin, Pa., Edwin Caudell, Atglen, Pa., Donald Allen, Paw Paw, Everett and Curt Allen, both of Berkeley Springs, Gregory Allen, Hagerstown, Md.; one step-son, Robert Allen, San Antonio, Fla.; 26 grandchildren and 74 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Preusser and one brother, Robert “Butch” Nichols.

Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, January 31, at 1 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock. Pastor Darlene Powers and Chaplain Richard Warren will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Great Cacapon.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home for two hours prior to the funeral service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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