Sheila (Devereaux) Allen, 64, of Brookfield, Ohio was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday November 29, 2019 at Hospice House in Poland after a valiant battle with cancer. Her love for family and her firm faith in God sustained Sheila during her fight. Sheila was born September 6, 1955 in Girard, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles “Frank” and Dorothy (Baptist) Devereaux. After graduating from Girard High School in 1973 she had worked at various gas stations and bowling alley snack bars. She was also a DJ at WRRO a local radio station “Sheila Woods”. Because of her personality Sheila excelled at being a waitress and did so for many years at Denny’s in Hubbard. She was a member of Mercy In Action Ministries and was involved with the outreach team and feeding the hungry. Sheila was known for her cooking and baking skills and she did not let lack of sleep or illness stop her from what she loved doing. Sheila was an avid bowler for many years. She also enjoyed going to Senecca with her husband Steve. Sheila and her husband Steve met in Atlantic City and made it their home before returning back to the area. Sheila leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 28 years, Steven Allen, whom she married May 18, 1991, her daughter; Shannon (Benjamin) Ramirez, grandchildren; Casshan David Wallace, Justin (Kristen) Wallace,Micah Pope, and Khie’la Pope, brothers; Charles F. “Chuck” (Sue) Devereaux III, Terry (Darilee) Devereaux, and David “Duffy” (Denise) Devereaux, as well as several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 6th, 12:00 PM at Mercy In Action Ministries Church; 3555 Tod Ave. NW Warren, Ohio 44485. The family will receive relatives and friends from 11:00 AM until the time of service. Immediately following the service a luncheon will be held at the Eagle's Lodge 26 W. Wilson Ave, Girard, Ohio 44420. In lieu of flowers the family suggest any memorial contributions be made to Mercy in Action Ministries Church memorial fund. Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.
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