Allen D. Griffin, 78, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Memorial service: 10 a.m. Friday at Guardian Funeral Home. Allen was born to the late George and Mary Griffin in Streetman on Feb. 14, 1935. He was a graduate of Texas Wesleyan College with a master's degree in English and library science. Upon graduation, Allen taught English at Keller ISD and went on to be the librarian of Boswell High School. He taught school in Germany and Panama and was a literacy teacher at Tarrant County Junior College. Survivors: Sister, Dortha Devenport; brother, Jerry Griffin; nieces, Jolanda Wood and Jamie Griffin; nephews, George Devenport and GiGi Griffin; great-nieces, Ashley Smith, Cheyenne Wood, Alix Devenport, Erin Devenport and Natalia Griffin; great-nephews, Jared Wood, JC Devenport, Benjamin Griffin and Alex Griffin; great-great-nieces, Shelbee Allen; and great-great-nephews, Memphis Allen and Rowdy Turner.