Nina Lee Allen – age 85 of Gallatin, Missouri passed away Saturday morning, November 4, 2023, at her home in Gallatin. Nina was born on November 24, 1937, the daughter of Lee and Lila (Epperson) Macrander in Pattsonsburg, Missouri. She attended Fairview Country School and was a 1955 graduate of Pattonsburg High School. Nina was a member of the Pattsonsburg United Methodist Church. In 1955, she was united in marriage to Bud Boyer and to this union four children were born. Later she married Howard Thomas and he preceded her in death. She was a hard worker and worked for Breadeaux Pizza, Corner Cafe, Gallatin Publishing Company, and worked at the correctional facility in Chillicothe. She was the best pizza maker around. Nina enjoyed growing flowers, gardening and canning, she took pride in her yard. She loved sharing her talent of crocheting, knitting, and making lap blankets for family, friends, and cancer patients. Nina was a spunky and feisty lady. She always was smiling and happy. Nina was a very supportive person, you could tell her anything. She worried and prayed about her family all the time. Nina loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved cooking and hosting family functions for holidays. She truly was one of a kind and old school. Nina will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Nina was preceded in death by her parents, husband Howard Thomas, and daughter, Lisa Feigly. She is survived by sons, Victor Boyer of Gallatin, MO, Rodney Boyer of Gallatin, MO, and Kenny Boyer of Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, Crystal Nelson (Brett) of Lee’s Summit, MO, April Tidd (Nick) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Brady Feigly (Haley) of Trenton, MO, Derrick Feigly (Christine) of Gallatin, MO, Brian Boyer (Kaitlin) of Shawboro, NC, Austin Boyer (Amber) of Kansas City, MO, Lucas Boyer (Emma) of Gladstone, MO, Ellora Quick (Memphis) of Kansas City, MO, Ellaina Boyer of Gladstone, MO, Joselyn Boyer of Gladstone, MO, and Jonah Boyer of Gladstone, MO; eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Gary Macrander (Joyce) of Bates City, MO; other extended family members also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Kickin’ Cancer with Kindness in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin, Missouri. The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Friends may call from 11 AM to 5 PM, Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Pattonsburg, Missouri. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at