Derrell Allen

Allen, Derrell
Derrell Wilford Allen of Scottsdale, AZ passed away on March 6, 2011 after a long, courageous battle with leukemia. Derrell was born October 11, 1938 to Clarence W. and Thelma Patten Allen in Ajo, AZ. He graduated from Ajo High School in 1956 and from ASU in 1960. Derrell served an LDS mission in Uruguay and then joined the Air Force Reserves. He taught PE in the Phoenix Elementary District for 33 years, primarily at Ann Ott. Derrell is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marsha; their 5 children: Brett of Prescott, Darren of Parker, Kevin of Scottsdale, Yvette Del Prado (Justin) of New River and Brian of Tempe; his brother Gary L. Allen (Kathy) of Lakeside and many nieces and nephews. Visitation: Friday, March 11th, 6-8 pm at Green Acres Mortuary 401 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale. Funeral Services: Saturday, March 12th 10am at LDS Scottsdale Stake Center 2202 N. 74th St, Scottsdale with visitation at 9am.

Funeral Home

Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery
401 North Hayden Road Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 945-2654

Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 9, 2011