Allen Mechem, 94, Clarion, died March 1, 2021 in Mesa, AZ. A celebration of life will be held June 13.

  Allen Lewis was born Dec. 16, 1926 in Clarion to Lewis and Vernice (Allen) Mechem. He served in the Navy during WWII and again during the Korean War. He married Peggy Latch in 1947.

  Allen worked at the International dealership in Clarion. He then became a State Farm insurance agent for 36 years.

  He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy (1998); and brothers David and George (Geody).

  Allen is survived by his children Bob (Marcia) Mechem of Ft. Myers, FL and Diana (Todd) Christians of Kanawha.