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Sherwood Rosser "Mert" Allen
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1935
Newcastle
Young County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1989
Houston
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.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Gyle Columbus Allen (1895 - 1968)
  Vera Francis Robinson Allen (1910 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Burial:
Newcastle Cemetery
Newcastle
Young County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Apr 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50820717
Sherwood Rosser Mert Allen
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Sherwood Rosser Mert Allen
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 Added: Apr. 8, 2010
 
 
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