Donna Marlyn Allen
April 15, 1947 - October 26, 2016
Donna Marlyn Allen, 69, of Ashland, Ore. passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center after a six month battle with brain cancer.
Donna was born April 15, 1947 in Prairie Grove, Ark. to Vernon and Bernice (Keck) Allen. For over 20 years she was a caseworker with Adult and Family Services. She loved to read murder mysteries and to write as well. She was passionate about helping find online missing persons.
Donna is survived by her sister, Verna (David) Hayes; brother, Larry Allen; daughter, Gina Lindow and partner, Russ Rodriguez; son, Jeff Lindow and partner, John Bartow; daughter, Christy Lindow; grandchildren, Jared Lindow, Kiera Lindow, and Briana (Chris) Boyer; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Olivia and Aerin Boyer; and best friends, Carol Draime (55 years) and Shirley Rice (35 years). She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Bernice Allen.
A memorial service for Donna will be held at noon Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, 1811 Ashland Street, Ashland, Ore. followed by a celebration of life at the home of her son, Jeff and his partner, John, 1982 Pioneer Road, Talent, Ore. 97540.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to any of your local food banks.
Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore.