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Elma Doris (Cox) Allen

October 22, 1936 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Memorial service will be held at Laird Funeral Home on Friday, July 29, 2022, at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held at Laird Funeral Home on Friday, July 29, 2022, from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM.  Inurnment will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Longview.

Elma Doris Allen, 85, of Nacogdoches, TX, passed away on July 21, 2022, in Nacogdoches.

Elma was born in Premont, TX to Lawrence and Alma Cox on October 22, 1936. She grew up in Premont, TX and went to high school at Premont High School where she was on the cheerleading squad. Elma met her husband Bobby Allen Sr. in Premont and married on April 17, 1955.  She enjoyed gardening, square dancing, and clogging. She was the first female letter carrier in Nacogdoches and blazed the trail for future female carriers.

Elma is survived by her sons, David Allen and wife Michele, Bobby Allen and wife Teresa, Mike Allen and wife Kim; grandchildren, Ashley Voll, Chris Allen, Kate-Lyn Rogers, Bobby Allen III, Courtney Stroman; 8 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.

Elma is preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Allen Sr; parents Lawrence and Alma Cox; sister, Daisey Ornelas; brothers, Lawrence Cox Jr., James Cox, Edward Cox, and Norman Cox.

 

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Friday
July 29, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Laird Funeral Home
2116 South St.
Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Memorial Service
Friday
July 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Laird Funeral Home
2116 South St.
Nacogdoches, TX 75964

Inurnment

Lakeview Park Cemetery, Longview

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