|Jacqueline Deann Allen|
On October 27, 1989 she was united in marriage to Dennis Lee Allen, Jr. in Nevada, MO and he survives of the home.
Jackie was raised in Nevada. She attended Nevada Schools and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1984. Following high school Jackie attended Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg and graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree. At that time she chose to continue her education and two years later received her Master’s Degree.
Jackie taught elementary education and began her teaching career in Rich Hill where she taught for one year. She also taught in Nevada for 14 years, Bronaugh four years, and then in Sheldon for an additional nine years before retiring due to her health. Jackie loved to teach, read, and spend time with her dogs and her family.
In addition to her husband Dennis, she is survived by one daughter, Brenna Allen of the home; her father, Jackie Wallace and his wife Florence, Richmond, MO; one brother, Larry Wallace, Merriam, KS; one sister, Sherri Spillman and her husband Greg, Lone Jack, MO; her inlaws, Richard and Connie Allen, Nevada, and Dennis and Carletta Allen, Bells, TX; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, and one brother, Jackie Dean Wallace.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor David Crook officiating. Interment will follow in Dunnegan Grove Cemetery, Sheldon, MO. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Vernon County Cancer Relief or a College Fund for her daughter Brenna in c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.