Margaret Virginia (Haile) Allen, age 90, of Springfield, MO, began her last journey to be with her Lord and family on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Woodland Manor. She was born January 10, 1922, in Desloge, MO, to Marvin and Fanny (Armon) Haile. She was a member of National Heights Baptist Church. She was united in marriage to Russell Dean Allen on March 9, 1942. Margaret enjoyed crocheting, jig saw puzzles , fishing, and working in her yard. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Dean Allen; her son, Robert Dean Allen;her parents, Marvin and Fannie Jane Haile;three brothers, Irvin, Forster, and Leland Haile; and two sisters Thelma Mc Mullin and Byrdine Anderson. She is survived by one daughter, Carole Moore and husband Jerry, Fair Grove, MO; five grandchildren, Malynda Lewis, Annette Highfill, Robby, Marshall, and Cyrus Allen; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Alberta Hamilton; a daughter-in-law, Marsha Allen; and a host of family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 16, 2012, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Dr. Vaughn Weatherford and Rev. Jeffries officiating. Burial will be held in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, MO. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Heights Benevolence Fund or Hospice Compassus. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.