Allen Wayne Alford

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Former Robert E. Lee High School teacher dies at the age of 78. Allen Wayne Alford passed away early Thursday morning, August 20, 2015. Allen was born in Tyler, Texas on April 1, 1937 and was raised in Baytown, graduating from Robert E. Lee High School in 1955. He attended Lee College and finished his degree at Texas A&M College in 1960.

Allen started his career with the Texas Forest Service as Education Director and Special Texas Ranger. He then had the opportunity to teach at Robert E. Lee as the Agriculture Education Teacher for nine years. His hard work with the FFA was his fondest of times. To further his career, he acted as Senior Vice President of Forest Park Cemeteries in Houston, Texas.

A lifelong member of the Church of Christ, Allen had a servant's heart, a passion for God and compassion for his neighbor.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Calvin Alford and Annie Ruth Alford. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Adams Alford, sons, David Wayne and his wife Karen; Mark Allen and his wife, Leslie; Timothy Lynn and his wife, Mendy; Paul Brian and his wife, Tammy. Also, survivors include his brother, Dan Alford and his wife, Karen; sister, Ruth Alford Coker and her husband, Jim; nine grandchildren and one great granddaughter, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at the Conroe Church of Christ, 1860 Longmire Rd., Conroe, TX, 77304 at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 24, 2015. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Lovelady, Texas. You are invited to view our webpage and leave written tributes to the family at cashnerconroe.com


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Published on yourconroenews.com from Aug. 20 to Sept. 2, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
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