MARCH 19, 1941 - MARCH 6, 2009

AFTON - Rev. Ronald Allen, resident of Afton, died at home late Friday, March 6, 2009, after a sudden illness.  He was 67.  Rev. Allen was born March 19, 1941, at Chickasha, OK, to Lon and Mary (Lantz) Allen.  He was a graduate of Capitol Hill High School in OKC, with the class of 1959. 

He had worked for the US Post Office as a postal route carrier before becoming a pastor. He had pastored churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Georgia.  Currently, he was pastor of the First Assembly of God Church in Afton, taking that position in May, 2008. 

He married Christene Morgan , July 26, 1961, at Oklahoma City.  She survives of the home. 

Other survivors include a son and his wife, Rev. Terry and Samalee Allen, Lebanon, TN, a daughter, Renae Elmore of OKC, OK, three brothers and their wives, Tony and Sue Allen, Larry and Angie Allen, and Duane and Glenda Allen, all of OKC, and two grandchildren, Krystle Elmore and Jonathan Dane Allen.  He was preceded by his parents and a brother, Reford Allen. 

The funeral was 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Bethesda Assembly of God Church, in Oklahoma City, with Rev. Craig Dacus, Rev. Cecil Brown, and Rev. Frank Cargill officiating. 

Burial will be at Amber Cemetery in Amber, OK.  A visitation was from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at First Assembly of God Church in Afton.

 Arrangements provided by Adcock Funeral Home in Afton.