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Sherwood Rosser "Mert" Allen
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1935
Young County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1989
Harris County
Texas, USA

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.
Family links: 
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Newcastle Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Apr 08, 2010
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Sherwood Rosser Mert Allen
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Sherwood Rosser Mert Allen
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 Added: Apr. 8, 2010

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