Darrell Edward Allen
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Darrell Edward Allen, of LaRue, was called home to his eternal residence in Heaven, on Sunday, the 16th of February 2020. He was born in Houston, Texas on December 18, 1956 to Donnie Allen and Minnie Belle Garner Allen Locke.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donnie Allen; his sister Lucretia Steagall.
Darrell was self-employed for 40 years as a concrete contractor. He enjoyed many outside sports, including bicycling, hunting, fishing, and sporting clays. Darrell was a member of Flint Baptist Church in Flint. He loved his church and his church family dearly. Darrell loved Jesus with all he had. He accepted Jesus as his personal Lord and Savior later in his life, and he was determined to tell everyone he met about Him and wanted to make sure that they too would be in Heaven someday. Darrell loved his family dearly, especially his loving and devoted wife of 42 years, Lisa. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. He had a special bond with his Fresh Race Team, the bicycling group that he was a part of in Tyler. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife Lisa Allen; son, Blaine Allen and wife Candice; daughter, Marissa Hamilton and husband Jim; his mother, Minnie Belle Locke; parents, R.B. and Peggy Richardson; sister, Byron Ramirez and husband Sammy and Johnnie Allen and husband Steve; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Lana and Marvin Miller, brother-in-law Thomas Steagall; grandchildren, James Hamilton, Beckham Allen, Hayes Hamilton, Penelope Hamilton, and GiGi Allen; also surviving are numerous friends, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Marvin Miller, Steve Allen, Sammy Ramirez, Gary Almon, Tracey Holder and Danny Tidmore.
Friends are cordially invited to visit with the family and share memories of Darrell on Tuesday evening, February 18, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Funeral services to celebrate Darrell's life will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday morning, February 19, 2020 at Autry's Carroll-Lehr chapel. Private family burial to follow at Myrtle Springs Cemetery in LaRue.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Flint Baptist Church, 11131 FM 2868 Flint, Texas 75762, or the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America at www.myasthenia.org.
Published on February 19, 2020

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