Allen, Glenn

Glenn Allen

July 8, 1952 - October 1, 2020

Glenn Allen was the 6th of 11 children born to Gladys Pauline and Lloyd Qune Allen on July 8, 1952 in McKinney, Texas.

Following graduation from McKinney High School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1971, earning the highest rank of Gunnery Sargent. After retiring from The Corps in 1991, he worked for the United States Postal Service from 1993 to 2014.

Glenn married Vonda Pickett on September 3, 1982 and to their union, their daughter LaTrisha Elizabeth was born. To a previous union, his stepson Glenn Anthony was born. Glenn was a devoted family man and father.

Glenn was an avid fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors. He loved chess, dominos, billiards, golf, and of course, the Dallas Cowboys.

His legacy will continue through his daughter LaTrisha. He will be remembered by his living siblings, David Allen, Elizabeth Ann Rusk, Paula Griffin-Gray, Paul Allen, Lyceda Allen, James Allen, Cassandra Mack and Colethia Thompson, their children and grandchildren. He is deeply loved by his nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.

Glenn is fondly remembered for his strength, sense of humor, deeply caring and giving nature.

A “come and go” visitation will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Only a limited number of guests will be allowed to enter the funeral home facility at any one time to maintain social distancing.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas, and will also be live streamed on the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Facebook page and a recorded video will be available following the funeral service on Glenn’s obituary page.

However, when the maximum number of guests are reached, those who would like to honor Glenn and show their support to his family may remain at the funeral home in your vehicle, where you can watch the live streamed service on your personal device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) or listen through a designated FM radio channel.

Following the funeral service, a procession will make its way to Ridgeview Memorial Park for a committal service where all are invited to attend the committal service maintaining social distancing or you may remain in your vehicle. You will be able to listen to the service through speakers set up at the gravesite.

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To Brother Glenn Family, you have my deepest condolences for your loss. I pray that God will give you strength and comfort during this time. ???? Mother Rosemary J Phillips Rosemary J. Phillips , October 10, 2020 Going to miss you Uncle, love you.
nackian pickett, October 10, 2020 You will be truly missed Uncle Glenn. I love you dearly. Jackie Pickett , October 10, 2020 To Tricia, Vonda, and the Allen Family, I'm Praying that our great and compassionate God will hold you close and comfort you in your season of loss. May God bless & keep you and give you the strength & grace needed today and in the days to come. "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain:.." With sympathy & Love, Pat & Wayne Pickett
Patricia Pickett, October 10, 2020 My heartfelt sympathy to you and the Allen Family. Glenn was not only a brother in law, he was more like a brother to all of the Pickett siblings. We miss him and cherish fond memories of our times together. Yes there were some great times. May the Lord give you peace and comfort.
Hythen delaRosa, October 10, 2020 My deepest condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. Cassandra Rusk, October 10, 2020 To the entire Allen family and daughter LaTrica, my deepest heart felt sympathy goes out to all of you. Some of you don’t know me. I was married to Glenn cousin Monroe and I loved when I would come home to visit Glenn and Paula Kay. We had such a good time sitting on porch talking and he surely will be missed. He had a heart of gold. Paula Kay keep your head high. I admired you so with that good care you gave him. God Bless, Grace & Alfred
Willie Grace Everett, October 9, 2020 Gone but not forgotten.
Samuel Allen, October 9, 2020 Another Great Warrior gone home to glory.
Carol Singleton Allen, October 9, 2020 Trish, There are no words that can express our sorrow on the loss of your father. Uncle Glenn was a mighty warrior. He will be missed. He was truly a Marine till the end. We are praying for our family. Asking that the Lord sends the Holy Spirit to comfort us. Love, Shan SHANETTE WILLIAMS, October 9, 2020 My condolence to the family, brother Glenn was like a big brother to me. We had so much fun together. We spend time at church, we would go out to eat together, we were just a big happy family and I want to thank God for the time that I got to share with this family. Love you guys always. God bless you.
Linda Mitchell, October 7, 2020 My prayers and condolences go out to you and your family. Rodney Perry , October 7, 2020 When you lose someone very precious, no one else can really know all that you feel but please know that many caring thoughts & prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. With each new day may PEACE find a place in your hearts. Glenn has only slipped away into the next room. Whatever you were to each other you still are. Speak to him in the same easy way you always have. Why should he be out of your mind because he is out of your sight. Bruce & Shirley Unfred, October 6, 2020 Gonna miss you unk love you big dawg!! Lj allen, October 6, 2020 Prayers to the whole family in this time of sorrow.
Mike and Janie Kollar, October 6, 2020