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Col Hugh Edward Allen
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1912
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 2002
Potter County
Texas, USA

Son of Joseph A "Joe & Libbie Rose (Glenn) Allen, married Elizabeth Winifield 28 Nov 1940.
Hugh Edward Allen, 90, of Amarillo died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Llano Cemetery with the Rev. Robert E. Field officiating. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Mr. Allen was born Aug. 7, 1912, to Joe and Libbie Allen in Gainsville. The family moved to Happy in 1920 where he attended school. He worked for the Santa Fe Railway during the 1930s in Happy.

In 1936 he went to work for Universal Car Loading Co. in Amarillo. He worked there until he joined the Army in 1942. He was a career Army officer retiring in 1965 as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years of service.

He served in Germany, where his son was born, during the occupation in Berlin. He also served in Korea, Japan and across the United States.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Winifield Allen, in 1991 after 51 years of marriage.

Survivors include a son, Kirby Allen and wife, Nancy, of Destin, Fla.; a sister, Callie Branner and husband, Johnny, of Amarillo; and two grandsons, Brent Allen and Kyle Allen, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Amarillo Globe-News, Nov. 17, 2002
Military: Lieut colonel - Army 
Family links: 
  Joseph A Allen (1877 - 1931)
  Libbie Rose Glenn Allen (1875 - 1941)
  Elizabeth Ellen Winfield Allen (1917 - 1991)*
  Roy Courtney Allen (1900 - 1956)*
  Elvira Allen (1902 - 1973)*
  Hazel Jennie Allen Swearingen (1904 - 1982)*
  Garrett William Allen (1908 - 1979)*
  Infant Joseph Allen (1910 - 1910)*
  Hugh Edward Allen (1912 - 2002)
  Callie Beatrice Allen Branner (1915 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Lt. Col. - U.S. Army

Married Nov. 28, 1940

Llano Cemetery
Randall County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 1S Lot 193 Space 4
Maintained by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
Originally Created by: Walter Dunn
Record added: Oct 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22213075
Col Hugh Edward Allen
Added by: Walter Dunn
Col Hugh Edward Allen
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Hugh, may you rest in heavenly peace!
- Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 Added: Aug. 20, 2011

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