Lois Ruth Allen, 78, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Cameron Regional Medical Center, Cameron, Mo.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601.

Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.