Marion Elijah Allen, 89, died September 6, 1990, in Layton. He was born December 18, 1900, in Cove, Cache, Utah, to Andrew B. and Suzanna Preece Allen. He married Georgia Merrill, May 6, 1925, in the Logan LDS Temple. She died May 10, 1988. He owned and operated a garage and service station in Richmond for 15 years. He was a resident of Ogden from 1942-1956. He lived in Clearfield 10 years and for 24 years in East Layton. He held various church positions including High Priest Group Leader, Scout Master and Ward Clerk. He was a member of the Layton 3rd LDS Ward. He was a Life member of the National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers and has served as President and Secretary of the Buena Ventura Chapter. He was a machinist at Hill Air Force Base and retired in 1965, after 23 years service. Surviving are one son and two daughters, 14 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and one brother.