Obituary: Louise Mae Allen

March 20, 1924 – October 10, 2020

Louise Mae Allen, 96, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford.

Born March 20, 1924, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Orval and Mary Ellen (Phillips) Brim.  She married Ray Fredrick Allen June 2, 1940, and he preceded her in death March 23, 1976.

Louise and Ray owned and operated the Seahorse Motel in Daytona Beach, Florida, for many years. She also worked at Hoosier Uplands and was a safer aide at Burris School. She attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.

Louise was a loving mother and grandmother and was always taking care of kids. She loved bowling, reading, crossword puzzles, music, and plays.

Survivors include children, Ray Fredrick Allen, Jr. of Gainesville, Florida, Judith Ann (Bob) Dabrowski on New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Rodney Lee (Rosie) Allen of Ormond Beach, Florida, Fredricka Rae Allen of Raleigh, North Carolina,  Brandy Sharlotte Burggraff of Mitchell,  grandchildren,  Michael Allen, Jamie Allen, Julie Lucas, William Lucas, Bambi Johnson, Wendy Pourciaux, Sonya Longmire,  9 great-grandchildren, sisters, Pauline Graham of Salem, Helen Adams of Terre Haute, several nieces and nephews.                                      

Her parents; husband; sons, Hugh Phillip Allen and Mark Garner Allen; and brothers, James T. Brim and Charles Ray Brim, preceded her in death.

Graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, at Knott Cemetery with Pastor Marvin Adams officiating. Memorial Gifts can be sent to Hoosier Uplands  Attn: After School Program 500 West Main Street  Mitchell, IN 47446

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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