Patricia Ann Allen

November 19, 1937 – June 1, 2021

Patricia Ann Allen, 73, of Bedford passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at IU Health in Bedford.

Patricia was born on November 19, 1947, in Bedford to Mary Louise (Fullen) and Kenneth Edward Allen. Patty was a nurse for more than 40 years.

She was a mother to 5 children, Kenneth Turpin, Walter Turpin, Shannon Allen, Shawn Turpin, and Erin Shelton, and numerous others that referred to her as “Mom’.

She was “Henny” to James Shelton and grandma to numerous grandkids.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings, Helen Allen, Carol Dean Allen, and Kenneth Jean Allen, Patty is survived by two sisters, Christina Roberts and Maryalice Allen, Patty was aunt to Peter, Melanie,
Dexter and Viktor.

She was an amazing cook and feeder of many; a singer of songs and a lover of musicals. Nothing brought her more joy than a shared meal with family and friends. She loved craic classic rock and helping others. Patty was quick-witted, loved deeply and she will be sorely missed.

An Irish blessing; May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face, and the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his hand.

A celebration of Patty’s life will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Cresthaven Funeral Home in Bedford, friends, and family are welcome to attend starting at Noon until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Cresthaven Funeral is entrusted with her care.