Lura Allen, 96, of Brookville died Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Brookville Health Care Center.Lura was born in Franklin County, Indiana, on October 29, 1922, to Alford E. and Pauline M. Geis Hyde. She married Walter Jack Allen on February 25, 1954, at St. Michael Rectory. Lura was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, a business owner for twenty years, a homemaker, and a devoted wife and mother. Lura was a serious Rummikub player and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.Lura is survived by five children: Mary M. Race (husband Donald) of Frankfort, IL, Michael E. Allen of Westfield, IN, Debra A. Turner (husband Terry) of Markleville, IN, Mark E. Allen (wife Julee) of Cynthia,KY, Robert J. Allen of Brookville, IN; thirteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother: James A. Hyde (wife Eileen) of Brookville. Lura was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Walter, who died October 12, 2010, an infant son, and a brother and sister-in-law, “Bud” Emerson and Rose Hyde.A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated by Father Vince Lampert at St. Michael Catholic Church in Brookville on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may visit at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home ~ 929 Main Street ~ Brookville, on Monday, April 1, 2019, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Rosary at 3:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Church or St. Michael School.For additional information or to send condolences or memories, please go to www.cookrosenberger.com. The Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home Staff is honored to serve the Allen Family.
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