Allen Lafayette Wolfe
Allen L. Wolfe, 84, of Merit died Friday, August 31, 2007, at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Funeral services are at 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 2, 2007, at Merit Baptist Church under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. The Rev. David Hawkins and the Rev. Bob Layman are officiating. Burial is in Merit Cemetery.
Mr. Wolfe was born March 3, 1923, in Cumby; the son of Barney Wolfe and Lola Chaddick Wolfe. He married Willie Izelle McAnally on October 25, 1947, in Amarillo.
Mr. Wolfe was retired from General Motors. He was a veteran of the US Army Corps and a member of Merit Baptist Church.
Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Roger Wolfe of Celeste, David Wolfe and Cindy Wolfe of Merit, Allen Wolfe and Lisa Wolfe of Buna; grandson and wife, Nathan Wolfe and Teri Wolfe; grandchildren, LeighAnn Wolfe, Bobby Wolfe, Adam Wolfe, Roger Wolfe, and Kari Wolfe; and great-grandchildren, Shay and Seth and Ryleigh, Rody and Cooper.
He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-four years and his parents.
Pallbearers are Nathan Wolfe, Bobby Wolfe, Adam Wolfe, Roger Wolfe, Donnie Blankenship, and Zach Bryden.
(September 2, 2007, The Greenville Herald Banner)
Submitted by Sarah Swindell