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Faris Lee Allen, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1934
Nelson
Saline County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 8, 2007
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA

Faris Lee Allen, Jr., age 72, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 8, 2007. He was born on October 13, 1934 to Faris Lee Allen, Sr. and Tomazene Blythe in Nelson, Missouri.

Faris retired as a MSGT in the United States Air Force after 26 1/2 years, where he was an Air Traffic Controller.

He was an accomplished marathon runner who ran three times in the Boston Marathon, five times in Metz, France, once in Athens, Greece in 1977, three times in Frankfurt, Germany, once in Roderdam, Holland, once in Rome, Italy, once in Rota, Spain along with many others throughout his lifetime.

The above information was published in Austin American-Statesman, Austin, Texas, on May 13, 2007; accessed online August 29, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Clyde Ray Allen.

Faris is survived by four daughters and seven grandchildren.

Biography by Cindy Coffell.

 
 
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  Faris Lee Allen (1940 - 2001)
 
Burial:
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Killeen
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section A2 Row A Site 1
 
Maintained by: Cindy Coffell
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49779636
Faris Lee Allen, Jr
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- Cindy Coffell
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
Mr Allen, thank you for being the example of what it means to be a proud American, proud veteran, and a proud father. I will always remember and admire your humility and self less ness with me when ever I needed your help. Thank you also for teaching m...(Read more)
- Jason Mirabal
 Added: May. 9, 2013
I love you Dad, thank you for simply being you. I have always been and will always be proud to call you my dad and miss you everyday. I pray that you have found happiness in God's presence and look forward to the day we're together again. Love you alwa...(Read more)
- tanya mirabal
 Added: Jun. 7, 2012
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