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December 6, 2013

Walter Allen Sr.

PORT ARTHUR —    Walter Allen Sr., a life long resident of Port Arthur, Texas, died early Saturday Morning at the age of 77.

   Walter was born to the union of Henry & Yvonne Blanchette Allen on September 2, 1936. He met and married his high school sweetheart, Lou Anna Young.

   Walter was a member of First Sixth Street Baptist Church for over 50 years. He was also a 1956 graduate of Lincoln High School. He then went on to attend Southern University of Baton Rouge, Louisiana on a track scholarship.

   He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Allen (Father), Yvonne Blanchette Allen (Mother), Rosie Allen (Step-Mom), Mickey Allen (Brother) & Walter Allen Jr. (Son).

   Those left to cherish his memories are: Wife, Lou Anna Allen, Children,  (Daughter) Angela Allen Jackson (Darrell) & (Son) Lyle Heath Allen, (Grandchildren) Venus Montgomery, Darrell L. Jackson II and Angel Allen, (Great Grandchildren) Tra’Veontae & Amyliah Allen. (Sister) Glenda Edwards, (Brother) Benjamin Allen (Gloria), (Aunt) Joyce Johnson, (Sister’s In Law) Joan Sowell & Goldia Cockrell (Willie), (Brother- In-Law) Lerand Young, (Nieces) Crystal Edwards & Tammy Allen Brown (Reginald), (Nephews) Henry Neal Allen (Tracy), Benjamin Wade Allen, Robert Edwards Jr. (Dione), (God Daughters) Adgran Williams & Portia Comeaux,  and a host of Cousins and Friends.

   Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 1:00 P.M., First Sixth Street Baptist Church;  Rev. Bartie officiating.

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