Rotha Carol Allen, 95, of Battle Creek, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born August 30, 1925 in Royalton, KY the daughter of Ollie and Grace Mae (McQuinn) Owens. Rotha graduated from Mayo Mansion Business School in Kentucky with an Associate’s Degree. She married Grover Cleveland Allen on June 20, 1945 in Paintsville, KY. Grover preceded her in death in 2006. Rotha worked for the Kellogg Company for 32 years before her retirement in 1988. She was a member of the Kellogg 25 Year Club and Faith Baptist Church. Rotha enjoyed square dancing, line dancing, and crocheting.
She is survived by her children, Cinda (Corky) Doxey and Larry (Joy) Allen; 4 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 2 nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and siblings, James Owens and Jean Arnett.
A private family burial will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Ross Township, MI. Rotha’s family would like to give a special thank you to Ann Gallagher and the Kellogg 25 Year Fund. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com