|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1935|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 1989|
Funeral services for Sherwood R. "Mert" Allen, 53, of Newcastle were officiated by Ernest Smith, of the Loving Highway Church of Christ.
Allen died in a Houston hospital following a lengthy illness.
Allen was born April 29, 1935 in Newcastle and was a lifelong resident. He and the former Melba Thompson were married June 8, 1959 in Gainesville. He owned and operated a Texaco service station in Newcastle.
Allen served as mayor of Newcastle and was also on the board of aldermen. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Glenda Martin of Bryson and Sharon Hawkins of Newcastle; two sons, Donald Allen of Graham and Jimmy Allen of Newcastle; his mother, Vera Allen of Newcastle; a brother, Harold Allen of Iowa Park; four sisters, Lois Wynell Johnson of Oklahoma, Billie Boudreau of Nevada, Darlene Haygood of Jean and Doris Maxwell of Newcastle; and five grandchildren.
Gyle Columbus Allen (1895 - 1968)
Vera Francis Robinson Allen (1910 - 2002)
Julian Leroy Allen (1927 - 1941)*
Gyle Columbus Allen (1930 - 1937)*
Anneta DeLoris Allen (1931 - 1934)*
Lois Wynell Allen Johnson (1933 - 1989)*
Sherwood Rosser Allen (1935 - 1989)
Billie Frances Allen Biggs (1937 - 2008)*
Harold Edward Allen (1939 - 2014)*
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Apr 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50820717
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