1270-1271 & 1272-1273 - Opal G. (Tenney) Allen, 17 Nov, 1998, Transcript: Yes and Digitized: Yes


Opal (Tenney) Allen (b. 1913 – d. 2008) was born in Sunset, Arizona, on March 29, 1913 to Nathan and Myrtle Tenny.  When Opal was twelve years old, the family moved to Prescott. She married Everett Lee Goodman on November 30, 1932.  The family moved to Idaho in 1942 where she lived until 1960.  Her husband passed away in 1957, leaving her a widow with seven unmarried children.  In 1960, she married Merle M. Allen of Prescott.  Opal is known as the “Mother of Yavapai College” for all the diligent work she did for the College’s foundation. She also served on the Republican Precinct Committee for sixty-five (65) years. She passed away on March 27, 2008. 






Oral History
Interviewee:  Opal G. (Tenney) Goodman Allen (b. 03/29/1913 – d. 03/27/2008)
Interviewer:  Mona McCroskey
Audio Number:  1270-1271 & 1272-1273
Duration: 01:59:17 & 01:25:54
Date:  November 17, 1998 & November 19, 1998
Topics Discussed:  Opal (Tenney) Goodman Allen Family, the Latter Day Saints Church History and Doctrine, Merle Allen, Everett Goodman and Myrtle May Wear