Lynn Allen

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Funeral Services for Lynn Allen, 91, Dill City resident was held 11:00 A.M., Monday, November 6, 2017 at the 5th and Roach Church of Christ in Dill City, Oklahoma officiated by Rod Milner and Gannt Carter. Burial followed in the South Burns Cemetery, South of Burns Flat under the direction of the Kiesau-Leae Funeral Home in Clinton. Lynn Curtis Allen was born June 25, 1926 to Fred C. and Ora Ida (Lane) Allen in Port, Oklahoma and passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 in the Cordell Christian Home in Cordell, Oklahoma. Mr. Allen was raised in Greer County where he started school. He enlisted in the Army when he was only 16 years old and was released early. When he was 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served during WWII. After his Honorable discharge he returned to Washita County and completed his schooling, graduating from Burns Flat High School. He was married to Norma Jean Reed December 15, 1946. They made their home in Elk City, later moving to Park County, Wyoming, for a short time. They returned to Washita County in 1950. They purchased a home in Dill City. He and his wife had a farming operation where they raised cows, grew cotton and wheat and did custom harvesting for several years. He was also employed as a Civil Service Worker for over 15 years. Mrs. Allen preceded him in death in 2003. He has been a longtime active and faithful member of the Church of Christ where he served first as Deacon and then as an Elder. He was a member of the American Legion. He loved the outdoors and working with his cattle. He also enjoyed traveling, but his passion was the time he spent with family. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, daughter, Linda Carol Kennett, four brothers, Corky, Carl, Tad and “Snooks” and a great-granddaughter, Evelyn Louise Fenning. He is survived by a son, Michael Allen and wife, Brenda, Dill City, Oklahoma; Shelley Smith and husband, Eddie, Elk City; and brother, Robert Allen of Clinton. He is also survived by seven grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.