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Allene Burbank

November 15, 2012 12:10 am

Allene Burbank

Frances Allene Burbank, 92, of Fredericksburg, formerly of Nashville, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Heartfields Assisted Living.

Allene is survived by three daughters, Susan McFaden and her husband, Dennis, of Falls Church, Judy Fradin and her husband, Russell, of New York and Karen Watts and her husband, Timothy, of Fredericksburg; her brother, Bernard Guy Smith Jr. and his wife, Pat, of New Jersey; seven grandchildren, Andrew, Peter, Cheryl, Randy, Amanda, Molly and Alex; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Lyman B. Burbank.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Christ Episcopal Church, 8951 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. Burial will be in Long Meadow Cemetery in Long Meadow, Mass., at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Allene's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Ave., Montgomery, Ala. 36104.

Online condolences may be expressed to Allene's family at

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