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Barbara Alice Wright Allen, 68, of Lexington, passed away June 4, 2008 at home.
Barbara was born Jan. 24, 1940 in St. Louis. She was a graduate of Lexington High School. Barbara attended a two-year business college in Kansas City. She was a legal secretary for many years followed by managing the Allen family business, Arkansas Travel Agency of Pine Bluff. She retired to Lexington following her husband’s death. She was a member of the Delta Airlines Survivor’s Retirees Club.
Survivors include: one brother, Guy Gordon Wright; one sister, Brenda Joy Wright; one sister-in-law, Jeanene Wright; four nieces, Marsha Sharp, Peggy Oswalt, Lee Ann Wright and Melissa Wright; one nephew, Mark Wright; her lifelong friend, Carol Allen; and her beloved little dog, Bobby.
Her parents, Guy and Ethel (Burnett) Wright; and her husband, Frank Ray Allen, preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The Lafayette County Cancer Coalition POB 88 Higginsville, Mo. 64037, or The Nature Conservancy, or the Audubon Society.
Cremation. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, June 14, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Lexington.
Arrangements were under the direction of Heartland Cremation and Burial Society.