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Dian Allen

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Dian Allen, age 70, of Latexo, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Houston County Nursing Home. Dian was born October 31, 1948 to parents Raymond A. Mims and Lena Patton Mims. She retired from the Crockett State School, was a past member of the Eastern Star and also a member of the Latexo Baptist Church.

Dian is survived by her husband of 51 years, Victor Allen of Latexo; daughters, Andrea Barnes and husband, Royce of Magnolia, Lisa Trickett and husband, Chris of Colorado Springs, Colorado; granddaughter, Callie Trickett of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sisters, Evalena Ashley and husband, Dock of Latexo; Maxine McLane of Porter; sisters-in-law, Sue Price of Richmond, Darlene Stephens and husband, Loyd of Grapeland, Kay West and husband, Randy of Batson, Connie Goolsby and husband, Mike of Latexo; brother-in-law, James “Bo” Allen of Lufkin; special friends, Sharon Lane and husband, Johnny and Dee Beddo; numerous loving nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services for Dian Allen will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 in the Latexo Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Latexo Cemetery. Family will receive friends for visitation Saturday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Houston County Nursing Home, Dennis and Mary Baker and their staff.

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  1. Troy and I send our sincere condolences. Dian was such a nice, genuine lady. Always enjoyed our visits. Our prayers to all of her family.
    LaWanda Pennington

  2. It was such a pleasure to have Dian as a sister in law for many years she was such a sweet and beautiful lady with a great of gold. even after my Husband Gene passed all my love to Victor and the family you all are in my prayers and I send all my love to all of you

  3. Dear Allen family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. Dian was such a wonderful friend, and blessing for me and my Grandad during the time she worked with us. She was a beautiful, smart, considerate lady who brought so much joy to us. She had a beautiful smile and a heart of gold and was so proud of her sweet daughters. I pray for peace that passes all understanding on such a sad day for all of her family. RIP Mrs. Dian, I will miss you.

  4. We will be missing this special lady and many memories…her riding Lady, Billy riding Flicka…spending the night with her…we always had left over fried fish and Dr Pepper for breakfast. Rest in Peace, dear friend.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss, and want you all to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Dian was such a sweet and caring person, and we thought the world of her. Our deepest condolences to you all.

    Paul & Janet Kennedy
    Jacksonville, TX

  6. To Mr. Allen and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your sweet wife
    She was a jewel and I’m praying for God to continue to keep you
    And your family in his care praying for you Mr. Allen
    Leola Fortenberry

  7. Dear Allen Family. May Dian Rest In Peace and May each of you be comforted by wonderful memories.

  8. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for the family

  9. Our deepest sympathy to all her family. Her daughter & my son were both born at the same time at Ho Co Hospital. I don’t believe I’ve ever met any sweeter ladies than her, mrs mims or evalena. Wonderful ladies. Our thoughts & prayers are with her entire family

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