Daphne B. Allen, age 91, of Collinsville, IL, formerly of Madison, IL and Granite City, IL, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013 at her daughter's home in Granite City, IL. Daphne was born on December 12, 1921 in Madison, IL.
Daphne retired from Norfolk and Western Railroad. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Granite City, IL. Daphne enjoyed spending time with her family and she liked to travel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John E. Allen; daughter, Barbara Stawiszynski; and sister, Marjorie Cross.
Daphne is survived by two sons, John W. Allen and his wife Nina and Ethan Allen and his wife Anne; two daughters, Bonnie Logsdon and Kathy Campbell; brother, Al Bolin and his wife Shirley; sister, Clenna Vaughn; son-in-law, Art Stawiszynski; eight grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Visitation: friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Rd. Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL with Rev. Steve Kendrick officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.
Memorials may be given to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Granite City, IL and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. www.irwinchapel.com
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