Sarah Matt (Perkins) Allen, 91, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of Campbellsville, Kentucky, daughter of the late Gobel Perkins and Ivy Lewis Milby Perkins, was born September 1st, 1930, in Green County and departed this life on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, at her son’s home in Indiana.
She professed her faith in Christ and was of Baptist Faith. Sarah was a homemaker most of her life and she loved to quilt, gardening, and her flowers.
She united in marriage to John Elmer Allen on December 23rd, 1947, and he preceded her in death on September 15th, 2004.
Survived by nine children: Betty Emerson and her husband, Wayne, of Campbellsville; James Allen of Indiana; Bob Allen and his wife, Virginia of Indiana; Dean Allen and his wife Tracy, of Leitchfield; Rebecca Emery and her husband, Ron Polston, of Arizona; Tonda Cooper and her husband, Dean Fricke, of Indiana; Danny Allen of Indiana; Brenda Allen and her husband, Rick Branch, of Indiana; and Phyllis Lee and her husband, Bryan, Indiana.
Twenty-four grandchildren, forty-five great-grandchildren, and six great great-grandchildren.
Three sisters: Betty Sue Dotson of Hodgenville; Louise Murphy of Hodgenville; and Zelda Perkins of Magnolia.
One sister-in-law: Maryola Perkins of Campbellsville.
Besides her parents and her husband, Sarah is preceded in death by:
One daughter: Rita Allen
One son: Elmer Allen
One grandson: Russell Emerson (1983)
Three sisters and seven brothers.
VISITATION: Thursday, October 7th, 2021, from 11am-2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Thursday, October 7th, 2021, at 2pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Bro. Alex Cox will be officiating the service.
Burial to follow in Otter Creek Baptist Cemetery.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mrs. Sarah M. Allen at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.
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