Chesterfield...Erika Allen, 27, resident of Chesterfield, passed away Januray 9, 2013.
She was born in Anderson, march 29, 1985 the daughter of Rose Leona (Claywell) Riley and William Scott Allen.
She attended Shenandoah High School and worked in Chesterfield at The Mardi Gras Restaurant.
She was involved in gymnastics, choir, modelling and theatre as a child.
She lived in this area all of her life.
Survivors include her mother and step-father: Rose and Cary Riley of Middletown, fathers: Scott Allen of Middletown and Ron Krathwohl (Robin) of Daleville, grandparents: Ernest and Marilyn Stanley of Frankton and Patricia Martin of Anderson, sisters: Jessica Harry (Andy) of Middletown, Carissa Riley of Bradenton, FL, Jayme Riley of Middletown, Becca Monday of Anderson, brothers: Cary C. Riley, Devon Krathwohl, Adam Keesling and Derek Keesling of Middletown, several nieces and nephews and aunts and uncles, best friend: Misty Jones of Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Patricia Allen, Charlie Allen, Roy Claywell, Betty Lewis, and james Riley.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 PM at Middletown Church of the Nazarene, 698 North 5th, Middletown with Pastor Marty Ballard officiating.
Burial will follow at East Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson.
Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 4-8 PM.
Online guestbook at: www.ballardandsons.com
Memorials may be made to the funeral home in Erika's honor to defray expenses or NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Envelopes will be available at the church.
The Ballard family is honored to celebrate the life of Erika with family and friends.