Ardmore — Funeral services for Gary Lee Allen will be today at 10 a.m. at the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Rev. Stephen Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Gary was born August 5, 1947, at Holdenville, Oklahoma, to Bill L. Allen and Oletha Harper Allen. He passed from this life on July 13, 2011, in Ardmore at the age of 63.
He and Karen T. Wagner were married at Gainesville, Texas, on March 9, 1970. Gary has lived in this area the past 20 years. He proudly served in the Army at Vietnam and was a supervisor and mechanic at General Motors. He enjoyed Skywarn, S.E.T.I., fishing, metal detecting and coin collecting. He was a member of the Lone Grove Masonic Lodge #25 where he was a past Worshipful Master and also served as a chapter dad of Templars Chapter Order of DeMelay.
Gary is survived by his wife, Karen T. Allen of the home; daughter, Amanda Watson and husband, Richard; son, Shawn Allen; mother, Oletha Allen; sister, Connie Grant; and grandchildren, Emma, Kaelyn, Amaris and Gabe.
Pallbearers will be his Masonic brothers. Honorary bearers are Raymond Stembridge, Danny Barnett and Doug Blocker.
Online condolences may be made at www.craddockfuneralhome.com.
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