Jayne Ann Allen HARTFORD CITY – Jayne Ann Allen, 81, passed away Aug. 28, 2014, at Heritage Pointe, Warren. She was a well-known Blackford High School guidance counselor and prominent citizen in the community. She was born Oct. 24, 1932, in Hartford City, to Robert A. “Bob” and Martha Elizabeth Newbauer Hughes. She graduated from Hartford City High School in 1950. She received her bachelor’s degree in medical technology and then earned two master’s degrees from Ball State University. She spent many years in the Dayton, Ohio, area after graduation, where she taught middle school science and returned to Hartford City in 1969. She retired from Blackford High School after 23 years of dedicated service. She summered for many years on Barbee Lake. She obtained her real estate brokers license and sold lake property for Pier 13 Realty for over 20 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Phi Beta Phi Sorority at Ball State University and North Webster Kiwanis. She was passionate about the environment and animal welfare and volunteered at North Webster Humane Society. She loved to travel, especially to the Caribbean and Europe. An avid card player, she would play any game anytime and especially loved bridge, and she was a member of several local bridge clubs. She also loved piano music, with ragtime being one of her favorites. She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Leslie A. Allen-Watters, Hartford City; twin sons, Dann M. Allen, Hartford City, and Richard H. Allen, Montrose, Colo.; two granddaughters, Kari Watters (and companion Steven Greathouse) and Kristin Watters (and companion Adam M. Smith); two great-grandchildren, Kaden and Logan Greathouse; a sister-in-law, Carolyn (and spouse Brose) Hughes, Hartford City; a nephew, Tracy (and spouse Jean) Hughes, Hartford City; a great-niece, Lydia Hughes; and her beloved cat, Sammie. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, George R. Hughes. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace United Methodist Church, 312 W. Washington St., Hartford City, with the Rev. Lloyd Hall officiating. Calling is from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St. Hartford City, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. ***** Memorials to Blackford County Animal Shelter, P.O, Box 70, Hartford City, IN 47348. Condolences may be sent via www.keplingerfuneralhome.com