HOWARD DeWAYNE ALLEN of Lebanon, Ind., 73, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference and husband of the Rev. Betty Jane Eppert Allen also a retired Elder of the Indiana Conference, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Centenary United Methodist Church, 910 Fordice Street in Lebanon. A time of sharing and Celebration of Life will follow in the fellowship hall. Survivors include wife Rev. Betty Eppert Allen; daughters Tammy Stuart of Lebanon, and Michelle Allen of Indianapolis; sons John Greg Allen of Brighton, Mich. and Michael AIlen of Canton, Ohio; daughter-in-law Mary Allen of Brighton, Mich.; son-in-law James Stuart of Lebanon; his mother, Violet Allen of Lebanon; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Allen served churches in Indiana at Pence/Judyville, Salem Chapel, Cory, Wayside, Princeton Faith, Avon, Nashville, New Castle First, Danville, Paoli and Linden, retiring in 2003. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. Betty Jane Eppert Allen, 2427 Grant Boulevard, Lebanon, IN 46052.