COMANCHE — Graveside services for Nella Ruth Allen McCracken, 87, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Stag Creek Cemetery in Comanche County. Comanche Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

She was born July 7, 1929 in Hillsboro to Zella Irene Arnold Allen and Sovern John Newton "Newt" Allen.

Survivors include her son, Michael Allen McCracken and his wife Gail Irons McCracken; daughter, Patrice McCracken and son Matthew Edwin McCracken; grandchildren Benjamin R. Williams, Bryan A. Williams, Kyle A. McCracken, Trenton L. McCracken and wife Colleen, Clifton R. McCracken and wife Alisha; and great-grandchildren, Caleb, Lilliana, Sophia and Liam.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Mary Kathryn "Katie" Merzbacher, Frances Plaster, Doris Wyatt; and brothers, Basil and Robert “Bob” D. Allen.