Helen Allman

Helen Jean Allman, 79, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at the home of her daughter.

She was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Arnett and Frona Friend Haymond.

On Sept. 19, 1951, she married David R. Allman, who survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Lesa Crites and Vaughn Wolfe of Buckhannon; one grandson, Ricky Steven Crites Jr. and wife, Katrina, of Buckhannon; and one brother, Ralph Haymond of Fairmont.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Joe and Harold Ross Haymond; two sisters, Kathryn Higginbotham and Arletta Mick; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Haymond.

Mrs. Allman was a clerk at West Virginia Wesleyan College bookstore. She was a longtime member of The Women of the Moose and The Women’s Auxiliary at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.