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Barbara Shepherd Allee, age 64, passed away December 14, 2012, at Northwood Hills Care Center in Humansville, MO. 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 October 7, 1989, Barbara married Charles Ray Allee in Independence, MO.
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 be held on January 4, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.