John Allen

1918 - 2013

John Raymond Allen, 94, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2013, at Fulton Presbyterian Manor. He was born September 9, 1918, in Guthrie, the son of the late John James Allen and the late Clara Agnes (Glennon) Allen. John was united in marriage to Georgia Glenn (Tenney) Allen, who survives his passing at the home. John graduated from New Bloomfield High School and attended Westminster College. He went on to become a prominent Real Estate broker in the St. Louis area for many years, heading his own firm for much of that time. In retirement, John and Georgia moved back to the Fulton area where they have resided for the past 16 years. At age 80, John worked for Toastmaster in Customer Service. In addition to his wife of 72 years, John will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one daughter, Linda Vedder and husband, Richard, of Fulton; two grandchildren, Andy Vedder and wife, Lisa, of Milwaukee, Wis., and Cindy Penrod and husband, David, of Fulton; and four great-grandchildren, Noah and Claire Vedder and Josh and Brittany Penrod. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by two half-brothers, Hulene Allen and Newton Allen. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Paul Moessner officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service also on Friday at Maupin Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Callaway Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew's Lutheran Church or Fulton Presbyterian Manor c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251. Online Condolences may be shared at