T.A. Allen

March 19, 1925 - June 16, 2007

Mr. T.A. Allen, age 82, passed away June 16, 2007 In McKinney, Texas. He was born on March 19, 1925, in Teague, Texas, to Wise and Freedonia (Bates) Allen. He worked for the City of McKinney for many years. He was a member of St. James C.M.E. Church He is survived by his children, David Allen of McKinney, Texas, Henry Goodman of Dallas, Texas, Kevin Goodman of Shreveport, Louisiana, Terry Harris of McKinney, Texas and Barbara Oakry of McKinney, Texas; 25 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank Allen of McKinney, Texas, Roosevelt Allen of McKinney, Texas; sisters, Lena Mae Terrell of McKinney and Helen J. Bowens of Dallas, Texas; caregiver, Melvin L. Johnson; special friends, Daisy and Lee Roy Harris; several nephews, nieces and other family. Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Henry Allen, Wise Allen II, LeRoy Allen and sister Asline Allen. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, June 23,2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas, with Rev. W.K. McDonald officiating. Interment will follow at Melissa Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home on Friday, June 22, beginning at 7:00 PM to pay their respects and to sign the register book.

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My the Lord bless your family at this homegoing of your loved one.T.A. will be missed and our family will lift your family up in prayer Ronald Wayne Jackson, June 19, 2007 I love you and will miss you. Boo/Roslyn Roslyn Washington, June 19, 2007 Uncle T I know in my heart you are in a better place.I look foreword to seeing your caring smile and hear your warming laughter again. Lee Eric Allen, June 19, 2007