This is not my line.Post-Tribune, Jefferson City, MO, Mar. 22, 2000.
Shirley V. ALLEN, 88, Barnett, died March 20, 2000, at his home. He was born Aug. 7, 1911, in Barnett, a son of William D. and Hattie BALLWIN ALLEN.He was married Feb. 12, 1931, in Missouri, to Mary Catherine RATCLIFF, who survives at the home. A farmer and a horseman, he worked at International Shoe Company for eight years.He also worked at the Agricultural Survey Corps, Versailles, during World War II.