Violet Allen, age 91 of Morgantown, KY passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Morgantown Care & Rehab. Violet was born Tuesday, November 25, 1930 in Butler County, KY to the late Boatley and Cora Snodgrass Coots and wife of the late Hayward Allen. She was a life long member of Mt Vernon Missionary Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School Teacher for many years and a member of the WMU. Violet and her husband Hayward was the owners and operators of Allen's Grocery for 32 years in the Dexterville community. She enjoyed gardening, collecting antiques and raising strawberries. Other than her parents and husband she is preceded in death by one daughter Barbara Ann Howard and one daughter in law Terry Allen.
Violet Allen is survived by one son Mike Allen of Morgantown, KY; two grandsons Travis Allen wife Melissa of Morgantown, KY and Jake Allen wife Regina of Morgantown, KY; one granddaughter Corey Ann Jackson husband Jim of Frankfort, KY; son in law Gerald Howard of Frankfort, KY; three great grandsons Levi and Carson Allen and Hunter Jackson; one great granddaughter Rachel Jackson and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 11:00 with Bro. Gene Garner officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 18, 2022 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel and Saturday 9:30am until funeral time at 11:00am at Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Violet at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com. Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Violet Allen.