68 year-old Brenda Joyce (Taylor) Allen of Olney, died at 5:45 PM on Tuesday, July 10 at her residence in Olney. She worked in health care as a CNA at Burgin Manor for many years. She later married Steve Allen on January 9, 2001 in Las Vegas. He survives.
Brenda is survived by her husband Steve Allen of Olney; 2 children Stephanie Sutton (Shawn) of Olney and Alan Burgener (Amy) of Marion; 2 step-sons Todd Allen of Westport, TN and Ross Allen of Eustis, FL; 2 brothers Larry Taylor (Janet) of Clay City and Steven Taylor of Mt. Erie; 4 grandchildren Devon Johnson (Ellen), Taylor Johnson, Skyler Sutton and Alex Burgener; 2 great-grandchildren Gracelynn Johnson and Lucas Johnson.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Thursday, July 12 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 13 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at McKendree Cemetery in Mt. Erie. Pastor Tim Loomis will be officiating.
Memorials can be sent to the Hospice of Southeastern Illinois in memory of Brenda Joyce Allen.
Thrasher Family Funeral Home, LLC in Olney is in charge of all the arrangements.