Ellen Marie Allen Biography – Ellen Marie Allen Wiki
Ellen Marie Allen (Ellen Marie Groves) is the wife of the late Bishop Rance Allen. She was introduced to the Lord through her mother at an early age where they attended the Good Shepherd Church under the pastorate of the late Reverend Robert Lowe. In 1969 at the age of 15, she recommitted herself to the Lord under the leadership of Elder Ben Matthews at the Revival Center C.O.G.I.C. where she received the baptism of the Holy Ghost. A few years later, she moved to complete her education and received her diploma from Monroe High School in Monroe, Michigan. In 1972, Ellen began a career in the Banking Field and remained with the same employer in many capacities for 23 years.
At the age of 16, she met Minister Rance Lee Allen of Monroe Michigan. With her father’s consent, they were married on December 1, 1970. In 1985, the then Apostle Gilbert Earl Patterson, bought a facility in Toledo, Ohio and placed Elder Rance Allen and his wife Ellen to lead the flock. In 1995, to assist her husband in the ministry she retired from the field of banking. In 2011, her husband was elevated to the Bishopric within the Church of God in Christ; she became the bishop’s wife to the Bishop Rance L. Allen and the First Lady of The Michigan Northwestern Harvest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.
Since 1969, she has held many offices in the ministry from church secretary to choir member, president of the youth dept, choir treasurer, youth program coordinator, Prayer & Bible Band (president and teacher), Young Women’s Christian Council (YWCC) president, and teacher and she is presently YWCC teacher, assistant teacher for the Pastor’s Bible Study, and the annual Women’s Day Coordinator.
In addition to being an anointed teacher, in July 2000, she was licensed as a Deaconess Missionary in the Ohio North First Jurisdiction, under the leadership of Interim Bishop P.A Brooks and State Supervisor Mother Sarah Alice Thompson. Mother Thompson was so impressed with Sister Allen’s ministry knowledge and ability to expound the scriptures that she presented her with her evangelist license in July of 2001, under the leadership of the late Presiding Bishop of the Ohio North First Jurisdiction, Bishop Walter E. Jordan.
Ellen Marie Allen Age
Ellen Marie Allen’s age is unclear. She was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her husband Rance Allen was born on November 20, 1948, in Monroe, Michigan, and died on October 31, 2020, at the age of 71.
Rance Allen Wife Ellen Marie Allen
Ellen Marie Allen had been the wife of Rance Allen from December 1, 1970 until his death on October 31, 2020. Bishop Rance Allen died on October 31, 2020. “While recovering from a medical procedure at Heartland ProMedica [in Sylvania, OH], Bishop Rance Allen passed away around 3 AM this morning,” said Rance Allen’s wife of 49 years, Ellen Marie Allen, and his manager, Toby Jackson, in a joint statement posted on Instagram.
Ellen Marie Allen Children
Ellen Marie Allen and Rance Allen had no children together.
Ellen Marie Allen Family
Ellen Marie Allen was born to Glendora Lathan and Pauline Groves. In 1961, at the age of 6, Ellen’s mother passed away.