|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1946|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 2010|
Clifton Cartez Allen (1923 - 2011)
Posted Aug 18, 2010 @ 08:00 AM
Ringling — Funeral services for Mr. Cartez Clifton "Butch" Allen Jr., 64, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 2010, at the First Baptist Church of Ringling with Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Ringling Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors. Services are under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling.
Mr. Allen was born June 4, 1946, at Oklahoma City to Mr. Clifton Cartez Allen and Mrs. Jewel Elizabeth (Roberts) Allen. He departed this life Sunday, August 15, 2010, at his residence in Ringling.
Butch was raised in Ringling, graduating from Ringling High School in 1964. He was drafted into the U.S. Army on September 8, 1969, at Oklahoma City. He served honorably for two years as part of a light weapons infantry division and was discharged September 1, 1971, at Fort Benning, Ga. He then became employed at Tinker Air Force Base, retiring from there as an inspector after 32 years of employment. He returned to Ringling in 2004 and has resided there since. He enjoyed collecting antiques, traveling, photography, and Art.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. Cartez and Mrs. Jewel Allen of Ringling; daughters, Mary Beth Taylor and husband, John of Peyton, Colo., and Teresa Allen of Lubbock, Texas; sons, Clifton Chad Allen and wife, Quitta of Sherman, Texas, Shane Cartez Allen and wife, Wendy of Taylor, Texas, and Mark William Allen and wife, Michelle of Cabot, Ark.; brother, Donald Gene Allen and wife, KayNetta of Collinsville, Okla.; nine grandchildren, Alyssa, Drew, Brennan, Rebecca, Magdalene, Arabella, Mary Grace, Sydney and Matthew; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Audie Roberts, Mike Moore, Chock Greenroyd, Red McCauley, Larry Blankenship and Jamie Don Scott.
Honorary bearers are Virgil Davis, Kenny Zachary, Larry Parker and Lonnie Wallace.
Ringling Memorial Cemetery
Created by: Jack Roberts
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
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