ALLEN, Helen L., 70, of Moundsville, WV, died Monday, September 30, 2013, in Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, OH.
She was born April 17, 1943, in Ellwood City, PA.
She was a member of The Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses, Moundsville.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Lydia Mann Conner; her father, Luther Leroy Conner; her step-mother, Lois Conner; two brothers, Leroy and William Conner; a step-brother, Larry Cook; and a step-sister, Marilyn Meade.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, James "Tyke" Allen; five children, Catherine S. Allen of Carrollton, OH, Saundra Allen of Foxburg, PA, Curtis W. (Leslie R.) Allen of Moundsville; Amy J. (Justin) Moore of Quaker City, OH, and Amber J. (Jonathan) Spencer of Carrollton, OH; a sister, Louise (Ron) Kennedy of Punxsutawney, PA; a brother, Tom Conner of Mounds-ville; eight grandchildren, Andrew J. (Bridget) Kopchak, LaRisha R. Allen, Hunter J. Allen, Lydia M. Moore, Carson D. Snyder, Asa W. Moore, Darby G. Moore, and Joshua A. Spencer; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Wanda Blake; and many other family, friends, neighbors of Ridgeview Lane, and members of the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at The Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses, 12 Ash Avenue, Moundsville, with Brother Casey A. Pozell officiating.
Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses, Moundsville.
Arrangements by Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.