She was born on March 22, 1935, in St. Paul to Frederick R. and Ella Mae (Ward) Lindsey. She grew up and attended schools in Southeast Kansas.
She married Omer Allman on May 24, 1952, in Arkansas. Following their marriage, they lived in Arizona and Nevada for 20 years before moving to Southeast Kansas in the 1980s, and they have lived here since. He survives of the home.
Through the years, she worked as a certified nursing assistant at Living Skills in St. Paul and Arkhaven Nursing Home in Erie.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, oil painting and playing music on the accordion and organ. She was a Baptist.
Survivors also include a son, Illya Allman of Atlanta; a daughter, Marie Allman of Chanute; five grandchildren, Justin, Tammy, Dale, Omer and Jenny; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Joe Lindsey of Walnut, Kay Lindsey of Altamont and Tommy Lindsey of St. Paul; and five sisters, Ella Mae Harris of Chanute, Genita Burk of Utah, Betty Patton of Washington state, Nina Madl of Walnut and Helen Haviland of St. Paul.
She was preceded in death by a brother, two sisters and two sons.
The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hope Cemetery in rural St. Paul. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home in Parsons.