Walter Melton Allen, of Midland, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2005.
He was born March 19, 1939 to Joseph Lester Allen and Violet Pauline Baker Allen in Vernon, Texas. Melton was raised and educated in Ozona, Texas. On October 6, 1965, he married Connie J. Thomas. Prior to his retirement, Melton had worked for Dawson Geophysical for 35 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Linda Caroll.
Melton is survived by his wife, Connie Allen, sons, Cary Allen and his wife, Joley, and Danny Allen and his wife, Darla, and grandchildren, Bobby, Dylan and Courtney, all of Midland, TX; sister, JoAnn Williamson and her husband, Cliff, of Ozona, TX; brothers, Wayne Allen and his wife, Laura Ann, of Loving, NM; Byrl Allen of Ozona, TX; and Randy Allen and his wife, Michelle, of Slidell, LA; nephews, Duane, Leslie and Ryan; nieces, Cindy, Maxie and Jessica; and great nephews and nieces, Matt, Alex, LeRoy, Hunter, Amanda, Barbara Michelle.
Funeral services have been scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Travis Lillard officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Allen, Byrl Allen, Randy Allen, Allen Elliott, Leslie Allen, John Steward and Duane Williamson.