Sylvia J. Allen, age 82 of Salem

Sylvia J. Allen, age 82 of Salem


Sylvia J. Allen, age 82 of Salem, Indiana passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 10:27 pm, in Clark County Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Born April 27, 1938 in Lodiburg, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Harold Shaw and Mary (Basham) Shaw.
She retired from the Louisville Bedding Company and was a former employee of the old Bata Shoe Company in Salem

She had been a resident of Washington County since 2002, formerly of Borden on the family farm.

She loved quilting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include:
Daughter Mary Walton of Salem, Indiana;
Daughter: Mattie Hurst of Borden, Indiana;
Daughter: Rose Elliott of Salem, Indiana;
Son: Harold Allen of Scottsburg, Indiana;
Sister: Mary Ruth Lawrence of Corydon, Indiana;
Sister: Jessie Jackson of Borden, Indiana;
Brother: Robert Shaw of Eckherty, Indiana;

She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Alton, Troy and Harold Shaw Jr. and 1 sister, Mattie Richardson.

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home
Visitation: 9 am to 1 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Interment and committal service will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in
Salem, Indiana.