Myrl Dene Allen


August 29, 1922 — May 30, 2020

  • Myrl Dene Allen
    Myrl Dene Allen

Myrl Dene Allen, 97, of Kingsland and Marble Falls, Texas, died on Saturday May 30, 2020. She was born in Bluffton. Indiana on August 29, 1922, a daughter of William Earl Riggs and Delores L. Wheeler Riggs.

After moving to Texas from Warsaw, Indiana, Myrl and Harry enjoyed their home at Drace Vacation Camp in Kingsland, Texas. Myrl loved to fish, swim, paint, and have fun.

Myrl was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harry Lewis Allen, and brother Charles Riggs of Keystone, Indiana. She is survived by her daughter Judy Allen and son-in-law Martin Cassano of Austin, Texas, sister Phyllis Smith of Golden, Colorado, sister-in-law Mary Lu Riggs of Keystone, Indiana, nieces Jan Olsen (Larry) of Golden Colorado, Charlotte Stuff (Ken) of Elkhart, Indiana, Kathy Heal (Vic) of Scotts, Michigan, Cheryl Stinson (Bruce) of Bluffton, Indiana, Joy Addington (Denny) of Bluffton, Indiana, nephews Gene Allen (Ruby) of Bluffton, Indiana, and Dennis Riggs (Jackie) of Converse, Indiana.

Thank you to Roberta Vandehey for being her special fun friend over many years, and Lindi Fitch Morgavan for being her loving caregiver and friend.

Thank you to the staff at Granite Mesa Health Center for taking such good care of Myrl during the last years of her life.

She was loved and will be missed by family and friends. Memorial services will be planned for a later date. Online condolences may be made at

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