Juanita (Nita) Allen
Published: February 14, 2013
Juanita (Nita) Allen, 86, of Gladstone, Mo., passed away January 31, 2013. Juanita was born May 14, 1926 in Memphis, Tenn. to Dempsey T. and Lillian Addie Hurdle Jowers. She and her husband of 63 years, Alvin Allen, resided in both Jackson, Tenn. and Little Rock, Ark., before moving to Kansas City. Alvin preceded Juanita in death, as did her three sisters. She is survived by her brother William Jowers of Memphis, Tenn., as well as her son, Eric Allen, of Gladstone, Mo., and three grandchildren, Ben, Casey and Jake. Private family ceremony to be held in Pemiscot County, Mo.