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FARMINGTON – Mrs. Carolyn Allen, 81, passed away October 5, 2017, at The Arbors at Maplebrook, in Farmington. Carolyn was born October 8, 1935, at Stono Mountain, Missouri, and was the daughter of Casper Edward Gibson and Ethel M. ‘Wann’ Gibson.

Carolyn was united in marriage September 25, 1953, to Donald Paul Allen. Donald preceded in death on January 14, 1996. Carolyn was a member of Farmington First Baptist Church and worked in the Loan Department at Ozarks Federal Savings and Loan for 40+ years. Carolyn was a very dear, loving mother and her grandchildren were the light of her life. A special ‘Thank You’ to the team at the Arbors and Preferred Hospice.

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Survivors include: a daughter, Donna (and Jerry) Miller, of Farmington. A son, Greg (and Jane) Allen, of Farmington. Five grandchildren: Bryant (and Alta) Allen; Bryana Allen; Kayla (and Chris) Olson; Patrick Drye and Kyleigh Drye. Also, a special cousin, Margie Hensley.

Visitation Sunday, 5-8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington. Visitation resumes Monday, 6:30 – 8 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Service and then 9:30 a.m. at Farmington First Baptist Church, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Gary Allen officiating. Memorials may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association; Farmington First Baptist Church &/or Preferred Hospice. Photo obituary; guestbook and video tribute online at:

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