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Olivia Allen

September 4, 1940 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 78)

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Olivia Allen was born September 4, 1940 in Washington DC to Mary Alice and James Jackson.  

Olivia and her Parents relocated to Tacoma Washington when her father was assigned to FT. Lewis.

She completed her high school education at Lincoln High in Tacoma.  After graduation she worked in varying occupations from food service to health care leading to a career as a machinist for the Boeing company, from which she retired.

She married Harry Allen on September 4, 1977 in Tacoma Wa. Where they lived until moving to Winlock in 2000.

She loved cooking ,  long rides to nowhere in particular,  good music,  dancing  and westerns on tv.  

She leaves to mourn her transition her husband of 42 year Harry Allen,  son William Banks, daughters Vickie Banks,  Carla Jackson,  Kimberly Packard   . Son -in-law Walter (Chip) Jackson ,  17  Grandchildren, and 14  Great grandchildren,  and the many friends she made during her journey in this life.

She will be missed by all that were touched by her smile, honesty and love.  One of Gods angles has gone home to be by his side

I've reached that point where I now know, 
My life here is over it's my time to go, 
By the principles of honesty I've tried to adhere, 
Perhaps that's why I do not feel fear.

When I leave this life my journey will start, 
So I don't feel down now it's time to depart, 
I'll be heading for the joys of eternal life, 
No more pain or the feelings of strife.

I'll feel sadness for those I will leave behind, 
But we'll never be far from each others mind, 
I'll be watching over them from up above, 
that way I can shower them all with my love. 

I'll leave them with memories they'll never forget, 
By focusing on them there will be no regret, 
Life will go on but they will be aware, 
They will feel my presence they'll know I am there.

 

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
August 16, 2019

1:00 PM
Cattermole Funeral Home
203 N.W. Kerron St.
Winlock, WA 98596

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