Grayce B. Allen, 99, Leesburg, Fla., formerly of Amherst, died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, in Eustis, Fla.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Greenwood Cemetery in Amherst, with the Rev. William Allen officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Amherst.
The Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Allen was born May 18, 1902, in Amherst Junction, a daughter of the late Fred and Ella (Scheels) Ellinger.
She was married to William Allen on Oct. 23, 1930, in Amherst Junction. He died July 23, 1940.
She worked as a nurses’ aide at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Milwaukee for 25 years, retiring in 1963.
She was a member of the Grand Island Baptist Church of Grand Island, Fla.
Survivors include one son, Terry (Marie), Leesburg, Fla.; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Minnie Nicholson, and an adopted sister, Jessie Lutz.