Richard Franklin ALLEN Living ALLEN Mini tree diagram

Nellie Bernice PAYER1,2,3,4

15th Jul 19202,3 - 15th Jun 20111,2

Life History

15th Jul 1920


16th May 1941

Married Richard Franklin ALLEN in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3

Aug 1980

Death of Richard Franklin ALLEN in Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2

15th Jun 2011

Died in Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2

17th Jun 2011

Buried in Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1

Other facts


Birth of daughter Living ALLEN


  • Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    Bernice Payer
    Age 21, Birth Year abt 1920
    Residence Casscoe, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Richard Allen
    Spouse's Age 30
    Spouse's Residence Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 16 May 1941 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 16 May 1941

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
    Bernice Allen
    Birth Date 15 Jul 1920
    165 Highway S, Gillett, AR, 72055
    3013 Highway 165 S, Gillett, AR, 72055-9753 (1986, 1996)

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Bernice P Allen
    Born 15 Jul 1920
    Died 15 Jun 2011
    Last Residence Gillett, Arkansas, Arkansas 72055
    SSN issued Arkansas (1956)

    DeWITT - Nellie Bernice Payer Allen, age 90, died June 15, 2011. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church.

    She is preceded in death by husband, Richard Allen; parents, William and Ethel Payer; brother, Ernest Payer; sister, Ruby Fortune; and son-in-law, Don McSwain. Survivors include four children, Dickie (Judy) Allen, Ronny (Sherry) Allen, Carl (Glenda) Allen, and Judy McSwain all of DeWitt; two brothers, Leon Payer of Mabelvale, Billy Dean Payer of Stuttgart; four sisters, Ruth McGaughey of Casscoe, Lorene Leder, Edna Wright both of DeWitt, Dorothy Wilks of Hunter; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

    Visitation will be 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday evening at Essex Funeral Home. Funeral services are 10 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2011 at First Baptist Church with burial in Cedarcrest Memorial Gardens by Essex Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Repair Fund, 322 West 1st St., DeWitt, Ark. 72042.
    --  Arkansas Onilne Obituaries, Published 16 June 2011,

    Another version of her obituary was published on 17 June 2011 in an unnamed publication.  A summary transcribed by might be of interest for reference.

    U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930 - 2015
    Nellie Bernie Payer Allen
    Death Date 15 Jun 2011
    Obituary Date 17 Jun 2011
    Spouse Richard Allen
    Parents Williams and Ethel Payer
    Dickie (Judy) Allen, Ronny (Sherry) Allen, Carl (Glenda) Allen and Judy McSwain, all of DeWitt
    Ernest Payer; Leon Payer of Mabelvale and Billy Payer of Stuttgart; Ruby Fortune; Ruth McGaughey of Casscoe, Lorene Leder and Edna Wright, both of DeWitt and Dorothy Wilks of Hunter


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