Allyn was born April 10, 1926 to Allyn and Alverne Drew in Minden. The Drew family were early settlers of north Louisiana. Allyn was educated in Minden public schools and graduated with a degree in business from the University of Mississippi. She is survived by her friend and husband of 69 years Harold, daughter Judith and son-in-law Terry Ward.
Allyn was an active volunteer all of her adult life in numerous local, state, and national organizations as well as the Presbyterian