Melvin G. Allen, 56, a long-time resident of Harney County, died May 15 at his home in Burns.
He was born Sept. 14, 1955.
He worked on ranches around Harney County most of his life. For the last several years he had been very ill. He was disabled 10 years ago. He would help anyone that needed it in any way he could.
Melvin is survived by his mother, Darlene Allen; sisters, Anita Allen-Anderson and Colleen Allen; brother, Kevin Allen; nephews, Wayne Stewart, Wade Crowley and Cody Allen; nieces, Juanita Wilber and Katy Perritte; two great-nieces; and three great-nephews.
A memorial fund has been set up in Melvin’s name at U.S. Bank. All proceeds will go to his cremation and memorial service. A time and date for his memorial service will be published at a later date. LaFollette’s Chapel is in charge of arrangements.