Mary Lou Allen, 85, French Lick

Mary Lou Allen, 85, of French Lick, Indiana, entered into eternal rest on January 15th, 2021.

She was born in French Lick, Indiana on February 16th, 1935 to Clarence Albert Trueblood and Lucy Eleanor (Briner) Trueblood.

Mary Lou married Melvin Leon Allen on April 14th, 1952 and he preceded her in death on May 6th, 2000.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and Twin Sisters – Norma Gene and Naomi Jane Trueblood.

Mary Lou attended the Springs Valley Nazarene Church and had worked at Butler’s Laundry, at various restaurants as a waitress and cook, Agan’s Market and cleaned houses.

She enjoyed bowling (which she did as long as she could), planting flowers, and her dog Boo Boo.

Mary Lou is survived by: (1) Son Mike Allen (Delores) French Lick, Indiana, (2) Daughters Melva McLane (Kenny) French Lick, Indiana, Mitzi Gromer (Doug) French Lick, Indiana, (3) Sisters Billie Freeman (Lester) Bloomington, Indiana, Ginger Qualkenbush (D.E.) West Baden Springs, Indiana, Vicki Patton West Baden Springs, Indiana, Several Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, and Great-Great-Grandchildren.

A Private Graveside Ceremony will be held at Crystal Community Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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