Dec. 17, 1917 - July 15, 2012
Atha and her late husband, Virgil, moved to Terrebonne, OR, in 1959, from Salem, OR. She and Challis Virgil Allen were married in Salem, in February 1937. While living in Salem, Atha had worked for the McDonald Candy Company.
Atha and Virgil had been partial owners and operators of the Redmond Auto Parts store. Atha was also employed as the secretary- accountant for Pape Machinery of Redmond for about 20 years.
Together Atha and Virgil were long time members of the Redmond Saddle Club. Both of them were passionate about hunting, fishing and enjoying the beautiful outdoors of Central Oregon. Her husband, Virgil, preceded her in death in 2000.
She is survived by a son, Wilburn Virgil Allen of Fairbanks, Alaska; daughter, Trudy B. and her husband, Bill Langford of Terrebonne; three grand- children, Bill Jay Allen, Amy Allen and Atha Dee Langford; and three great- grandchildren.
No public services will be held. "Atha was a very much loved wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother."
Services were entrusted to Deschutes Memorial Chapel of Bend. To leave online condolences, please visit www.deschutesmemorialchapel.com