Kimberly C. Allen - 58

4/4/1959 - 4/30/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Kimberly Constance Allen was born on April 4, 1959 in Pittsburgh, PA to Doris Durrah and John Strother Jr. She was the second of five children.

Kim, as she was affectionately known, moved to Rockford as a small girl and graduated from Auburn High School in 1977. She was raised in the truth and made the truth her own, symbolizing her dedication to Jehovah on June 23, 1984.

Kim met David Allen while engaging in the ministry and got married on April 19, 1986. To this union was born a beautiful daughter, Brandy. During their marriage, Kim was diagnosed with breast cancer. Being the strong individual that she was, she was able to overcome and beat the cancer in 2010.

Kim was a kind, humble, and generous person. She would always be concerned about others, whether in her congregation or in her family. Those who knew Kim well would attest to the fact that she was never afraid to say what was on her mind. She loved her friends and family dearly.

After 32 years of service to Jehovah and 31 years of marriage, Kim unexpectedly fell asleep in death on April 30, 2017. It was a shock to friends and family, Kim firmly held on to her belief in the resurrection mentioned at John 5:28,29. She strongly believed in making a good name with Jehovah and remained faithful to the very end. She was preceded in death by her father, John; her sister, Toni; and her mother, Doris.

Kim leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband, David; her beautiful daughter, Brandy (Kevin), two sisters, Darlene and Melissa (Brendan); a brother, Jack; sister-in-law, Ada (Mike); three brothers-in-law, Johnny, Lamathis, and Leon.

Special thanks to her dear friends, Priscilla Thompson, Elaine Wright, the Rockford South Congregation, and numerous friends and family.

The family of Kimberly Allen would like to express their love and appreciation to all who have shown support during this difficult time. Thank you for the kind words, phone calls, wonderful meals, visits, cards, and heartfelt prayers.

Visitation 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017 with service beginning at 2:30 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2916 Chadwick Drive, Rockford, IL. Online condolences may be left at


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2916 Chadwick Drive, Rockford, IL


2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2016 in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2916 Chadwick Drive, Rockford, IL

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