Lula E. Allen
1925 – 2010
FARMINGTON — Lula E. Allen, 84, of North Jay, passed away early Monday, March 29, at Sandy River Center for Health Care.
She was born June 21, 1925, in Wilton, the daughter of Linwood M. and Bertha (Maxim) Dill. She attended schools in Jay and on June 21, 1969, she married Hamblin Allen in North Jay. She worked at the Wilton Woolen Co. as a young woman and then for G.H. Bass Co., Norwalk Shoe, and Farmington Shoe. She enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards, her seniors bowling league, and was an active member of the East Wilton Union Church. She also loved her cat Kia.
She is survived by her husband, Hamblin; her son, John R. Ranger Jr. and his wife, Kendalyn, of North Jay; her stepdaughter, Paula Bradley of North Carolina; seven grandchildren, John III, Elijah, Shiloh, Katie, Abby, Yates and Carey; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Coolidge of East Dixfield and Violet DeRenzo of Jay; two half brothers, Mark and Randy Dill; a half sister, Beverly Lawton; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by a half sister, Linda Rotceren.