Joyce Aderine Allen, 61, was born Nov. 18, 1942, at Malden, the daughter of the late Paul Howe and Loeta Loafman Howe, and died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
On May 6, 1961, she was married to Gary Eugene Allen at Malden, and he survives.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Allen of Dexter; one son, Bryan Lee Allen of Minneapolis, Minn.; and one sister, Belinda Howe of East Prairie.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Lana Howe and Phyllis Howe; and her grandparents with whom she lived for 16 years, Jerry and Opal Loafman.
Visitation will be held after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at Bradshaw Chapel in Malden with Rev. Randy Thomas officiating.
Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.