Barbara Shepherd Allee, 64, passed away Dec. 14, 2012, at Northwood Hills Care Center in Humansville. She was born May 19, 1948, to Charles Shepherd Jr. and Freda (Bicknell) Shepherd in Iola, KS.
She graduated from Iola High School and also Allen County Jr. College in 1968. For 32 years Barbara worked for the Social Security Administration, retiring in June 2001.
On Oct. 7, 1989, Barbara married Charles Ray Allee in Independence.
Barbara’s church affiliation was Baptist and her relationship with family and God was important to her. She was considered a homebody and was caring, loving and honest. Hobbies included crocheting, reading, funny movies and visiting with family and friends.
Preceding her in death was her father, Charles J. Shepherd.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Charles Ray Allee; her mother, Freda Shepherd; and her brother, Charlie F. Shepherd, and wife, Margaret. Other survivors include: Katherine Allee, Xavier Michael Allee, Christopher Shepherd, Rachel Shepherd and Charles E. Shepherd.
A memorial service for Barbara will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to High Hopes or Senior Center and left at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com