Esther Allen, 101, of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord Monday, November 14, 2022 at Heritage House of Connersville.

She was born August 10, 1921 in Owsley County, Kentucky, one of thirteen children of David “Capp” and Nollie Sizemore Saylor.

For many years, Esther worked at Visteon until her retirement in 1983.

She was a faithful member of Liberty Pentecostal Church for over 55 years and served as the church pianist.

A devoted woman of God, she cherished reading her Bible and going to church. Esther also served in ministry with her son Rodney for several years.

She was a loving homemaker, always taking care of others.

Survivors include three children, Judy Cox of Connersville, Larry (Gail) Marshall of Connersville, and Rodney (Sue) Allen of Liberty; sixteen grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, eleven great-great grandchildren, and six great-great-great grandchildren. She is also blessed with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde Allen; five daughters, Rita Lynn Allen, Shirley Evans, Betty Marshall, Marilyn Ellison, and Carolyn Allen; five grandchildren, Carolyn Ann Gonzales, Alan “Bever” Carey, Kathy Hale, Michelle Allen, and Amy Allen; two great grandchildren, Chelsea Harmon and Kaz Weaver; a great-great grandson, Mason Yarbrough; twelve siblings, Myrtle Saylor, Sarah Mae Hunter, Mary Slagle, Ruth Harper, Ethel Ailes, Fern Cresselles, Homer Saylor, Asher Saylor, Hubert Saylor, Billy Saylor, Buddy Saylor, and James Saylor.

Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert E. Lee and Pastor Steve Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

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