Thelma Manning Allen
Funeral Time: Saturday, January 15th at 10:30AM
Thelma Allen (nee Manning) passed away on January 6, 2022, at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde Allen; her parents, James and Maribelle Manning; her brothers, Frank and Gene Manning; and one nephew Rick Manning. She is survived by two nieces; four nephews; ten great-nieces and great-nephews; eleven great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews; and many loving friends. Thelma was born in Bowen Kentucky. She worked for the Veterans administration for several years and later for the US Post office retiring in 1983. She was a wonderful friend. She counted many of her friends and neighbors as an extension of her family. Thelma was a world traveler, traveling to each continent at least once. China, Egypt, Spain, Italy, and Australia include just a few of the destinations Thelma visited in her lifetime. Her last trip was to Alaska at the age of 80. Thelma was the consummate hostess. In addition to her travels, she enjoyed hosting and attending parties, playing the slot machines at local casinos, golfing, and shopping. Thelma was quick to greet you with a beautiful smile. She was always there to share in a celebration or provide comfort in a time of need. She will be greatly missed. We celebrate her life with gratitude. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home - Main Street. Visitation will be from 9:30AM until the time of service Saturday at the funeral home. burial will follow in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens.