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A visitation service for Clifton Wayne Allen, 93, of Pryor will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 at Stephens-Key Chapel in Pryor. Services are entrusted to Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care.
Clifton Wayne Allen was born on July 18, 1923 to Isaac Loss and Nina Marie (Wright) Allen in Pryor, Oklahoma. He passed away on December 26, 2016 in Claremore at the age of 93 years, 5 months and 8 days.
Clifton was a lifetime resident of Pryor. In 1943 he joined the United States Army and served for two years. Also in 1943 he married Peggy June Elrod and from their union came two children. Peggy preceded him death on November 14, 2016 and the couple had been married for 73 years. He and Peggy owned and operated Allen's Service Station and Grocery on West Graham Ave in Pryor for many years. Cliff also worked at GRDA for several years until retirement.
He was a hard worker and he enjoyed working in the yard and going fishing. He loved to travel and enjoyed spending time in Colorado with Peggy. He was a great man and he loved his family deeply. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his daughter Lynda Baldridge and husband David of Pryor; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren and her daughter in law, Patti Allen of Salina.
He is preceded in death in his parents Isaac and Nina, his wife Peggy, one son Gary Allen, one brother Cecil Allen and one granddaughter.
Published on January 2, 2017
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