Allen – Terrell, Tex., Jan. 25 – Mrs. M. A. Allen, one of the pioneer citizens of Terrell, died here after a lingering illness, aged 87 years. Mrs. Allen was president of the Woman’s Missionary Society of North Texas conference many years. She was president of the local Missionary Society of the First Methodist Church twenty-five years. She had been a devout worker in the Methodist Church more than half a century and was well and favorably known throughout North Texas. The funeral will be held from the First Methodist Church here tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock.