Kenneth H. Allensworth, 1925 – 2003

June 10th, 2010 by Barbara

Kenneth H. Allensworth, 78, of 111 West Quincy Street, Liberty, and formerly of Quincy died Sunday, May 4, 2003 at 9:30 am in Blessing Hospital.

He was born March 9, 1925 in New Canton, Illinois, the son of Arlie T. and Frances C. Saxberry Allensworth, Sr. On March 20, 1948, he married Nelda Crouch in Quincy, Illinois. She survives.

He was a graduate of New Canton High School and served in the Navy during WWII in the Pacific. He was employed at Gardner Denver for 37 years and retired in 1987 as a crane operator. He loved to fish and hunt.

Survivors in addition to his wife are 4 children, Kenneth P. Allensworth and his wife, Mary, Liberty, IL; Debra L. Dalton, Quincy; JoLynn Nutt and her husband, Russell, Quincy; Cindy R. Terwische and her husband, Byron, Quincy; 8 grandchildren, Kyle and Laura Allensworth, Liberty, Il; Leigh and Somer Dalton, Quincy; Ethan Nutt and his wife Sherry, Maryland; Michael and Katelyn “Dani” Nutt, Quincy; Nicholus Terwische , Quincy; 1 great granddaughter, Isabell Nutt, Maryland; 7 brothers and sisters, Phil Allensworth and his wife Marlene , Channahon, IL; Shirley Mueller, Quincy; Dora Schroder and her husband Glenn, LaGrange, MO; Nancy McKinney and her husband Jim, Pawnee, IL; Larry Allensworth and his wife Darcey, Joliet, IL; Sandra Mason and her husband Don, St. Charles, MO; Wayne Garner and his wife , Maywood, MO; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Arlie T. Allensworth, Jr., and a sister, Thelma Crouch, and 2 nephews, Mark Allensworth and Phillip Eugene Allensworth.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Thursday, May 8, 2003 at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, Rev. Ron Cox officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois. The family will receive friends from 4-7 pm Wednesday at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Blessing Hospital Dialysis Unit or the American Diabetes Association. American Legion Post #37 will conduct military rites at the cemetery.

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