Delores "June" Allen

Born: Sat., Aug. 16, 1930
Died: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019


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Delores “June” Allen, 89, of Barry, IL passed away August 22, 2019 at the Barry Community Care Center. She was born on August 16, 1930 in Quincy, IL to Russell and Florence (Setters) Keown. She married John Roy Allen on July 10, 1947 and he preceded her in death in 1986.

June owned and operated “Junes Antiques” in Quincy for 30 years and attended many antique doll shows, antique shows and estate sales over the years. She also worked at Motorola in Quincy for many years. She loved to play piano since she was a child and also loved her animals, having several Poodles over the years. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and enjoyed taking them shopping and out to eat on weekends.

She is survived by a daughter, Karen Hittner of Meridianville, AL and a brother, Paul Keown of Quincy. Also surviving are grandchildren; John C. (wife Alane) Hittner of Meridianville, AL and Camilla Teel of Barry and two great grandchildren, Mariska Teel and Gabriel Teel both of Barry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister, “Boots” Keown.

No services will be held and cremation rites will be accorded.  Burial of the ashes will take place at Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy at a later date. On line condolences may be sent to Nieburfh.com. The Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements.

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Ruthie Jolly
   Posted Fri August 23, 2019
So sorry for your loss.

Sheryl Stratton
   Posted Tue August 27, 2019
Dear Karen,
You know how much I loved and always enjoyed your Mom. What a special lady & friend she always was to me & she will always be my "June Bug" as I fondly called her. She knew antiques better than anyone I have ever known & was known for her honesty in that business. Since you & I have been friends since 7th grade then I have also known June well over 50 years & loved hearing her play the piano the last time I visited her in Barry. June was an original & loved her a lot.
I would of come to see you, assuming you were in Barry, but I did not know where you or Camilla would be.
Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your wonderful Mom. Barb Plunkett-Stratton sent me her obituary otherwise I wouldn't of known.
I want to remind you what a wonderful daughter you were for the time you kept her in your home when she was getting poorly.
Love you, loved her, Sheryl Stratton

Janice Swartz
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
She was a special lady . It was a blessing to hear her play the piano @ Barry Community Care.

Debby Waggoner
   Posted Fri August 30, 2019
June was such a beautiful woman,she was always the highlight of my day at work,at BCCC.Loved visiting with her.when she wasn't playing piano,she was listening to music, and she would want me to dance with her❣️❣️I always took time out for her.

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