NORMAN — Helen M. Allen, 84, of Norman, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at home.
She was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Anderson and graduated from Markleville High School. She and her husband moved to Norman in 1983. She worked at General Motors until her retirement. She and her husband owned two Fantastic Sam’s franchises for several years.
After selling the businesses, she and her husband traveled, enjoying many great adventures. They met many wonderful friends through business and meeting their neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; and two sons, Mark and Steven.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane Parkison; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother; and three sisters-in-law.
A memorial is planned for 3 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Norman.
Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014
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