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Allen Wayne Jefferson

Allen Jefferson Pic 2Funeral service for Allen Wayne Jefferson, age 60, of Emory, is scheduled for Wednesday, 11:00 AM, February 17, 2016, at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory.  His sister, Anita Conley will officiate.  Interment will follow at Lynch Cemetery in East Tawakoni.  Visitation will be Tuesday evening, February 16, 2016, 6-8 PM at the Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel.
Allen passed away Saturday, February 13, 2016, at his home.   He was born on October 26, 1955, in Greenville, to Gerald Wayne and Mary Alice Parker Jefferson.  He married Debbie Ann Dabbs in Ben Wheeler on July 1, 2006.  Allen was self employed as a contractor and an entrepreneur.  He was of the Baptist faith and a true cowboy.  Allen was a 32 degree Mason and belonged to a Lodge in Dallas. Also, he was a Shriner and a member of Hella Temple Lodge in Garland.

Survivors include:
Wife:   Debbie Jefferson of Emory
6 Daughters:  Debbie Rochelle Buck, (James), of East Tawakoni; Shawna “Nona” Edwards, (Sam), of Galveston; Rhonda Lynn Melton, (Mike), of Point; Kristy Lynn Liber of Alba; Joni Ann Abrams, (Joey), of Sulphur Springs; Stacy LeeAnn Hart of Point;
1 Son: Chad Douglas Rainey, (Cami), of Point;
Mother: Mary Alice Jefferson of Ben Wheeler
3 Sisters: Marilyn Shawver of Dallas, Rita Boyd of Dallas, Anita Conley, (Bill), of Dallas;
1 Brother: Larry Jefferson, (Sherri) of Ben Wheeler
17 Grandchildren
15 Great-grandchildren
Mother-in-law: Helen Dabbs “MooMoo” of Point
Faithful Little Companions: Ratdog and Tootsie
Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by: His Daddy (and best friend) in 1989

Author: Staff Reporter

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