Jan. 26, 1944-Oct. 3, 2020

Funeral services for Dora Bailes Allen were were at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 at Marthaville Baptist Church with Bro. Richard Kaufman and Bro. Benji Colvin officiating.  Burial followed at Marthaville Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers included Ronnie Allen, Wade Clemons, Shane Coleman, Doswell Hayes, Doug Hayes, Dean Hayes and Delane Hayes.

Honorary pallbearers were Cole Anders, Randy Allen, Preston Bailes, Hunter Adams, Ward Allen, Ellis Allen, Jonah Elkins, Jaden Meshell and Rykar Anders.

Dora, 76, and a resident of Marthaville passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Natchitoches.  She was born Jan. 26, 1944, to Cora Bailes and Ella Irene Mullnex Bailes in Natchitoches.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 30 years, Earl Allen; and two sisters, Marie Ebarb and Charlotte Heister.

She is survived by daughter, Michelle Brian of Marthaville; son, Elton Allen and wife Wendy of Marthaville; brother, Donald Bailes and wife Tammy of Zwolle; grandchildren Krystal Anders and husband Cole of Provencal, Hunter Adams of Provencal, Ward Allen and Ellis Allen, both of Marthaville; great-grandchildren, Jacely Lovell, Jonah Elkins, Jaden Meshell, Rykar Anders and Brooklyne Adams, all of Provencal.