Elva Francine Lerke Allen

Services: 3 p.m., Wednesday a memorial service will be at Lomas Chapel, French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., Albuquerque.

Elva Francine Lerke Allen, 78, a resident of Albuquerque and a former resident of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, surrounded by her friends and family.

She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jerrry) Mosher , Michael (Wanda) Lerke and Todd Lerke, all of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Michael Barnes, Darren (Francine) Barnes , Layla Linn, James (Jessica) Mosher and Miranda Lerke; and great-grandchildren, Jon Paul Marquez, Renton Barnes, and Cadence Mosher.

Also surviving are her stepdaughter, Debbie Dysart and family; sister JoNell (LeRoy) Sammons and nieces and nephews. Other special people in her life are Sheran, Rob, Rachael, Felicia, Tina, Heidi, and Grandpaw and her online friends.

Mrs. Allen is preceded in death by her husband, William Allen.

Arrangements are by French Mortuary of Albuquerque.