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Willie Faye Allen


2180030Willie Faye Allen, 75, passed away in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Willie Faye was born in Amarillo, Texas on January 16, 1938 to Willie and Ruby Pearl (White) Martin. She grew up in and around Ennis and attended Ennis Schools. On June 7, 1954 she married Clifton Shaw Allen and they made their home in Ennis. She worked for more than thirty years for Donivan-Galvanti and R.C. Sewing as a seamstress. She was a member of the Anthony Drive Baptist Church of Ennis. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing. She is survived by one son, Donald Keith Allen and his wife Melonia of Frankston, TX; daughter, Delores and her husband, John Rhodes of Waxahachie; three grandchildren: two great-grandchildren: one brother, Roy Martin of Ennis; three sisters: Joyce Carter, Dorothy Keeney and Bonnie Pishanidar all of Ennis and special friend Jay Rhodes. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clifton Shaw Allen, two children, Diana Lene Allen and David Lee Allen, one brother and one sister. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of her life will take place on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis with Rev. Eddie Ricks officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery under the directions of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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