Woodrow Wilson (Woodie) Allen


Woodrow Wilson (Woodie) Allen, 96, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Pam Traver officiating.

Interment followed in Der Stadt Friedhof.

Visitation was held Tuesday evening, April 29, at the funeral home.

Allen was born April 18, 1918, in Pidcoke, the son of Albert Allen and Willie Brown Allen.

He served with the U.S. Navy for more than 20 years.

Allen is survived by two sons, two daughters and spouses, including Leslie and JoAnne Allen of Austin; Robert and Edith Allen, Las Vegas, Nevada; Audrey Allen, Fredericksburg, and Barbara and Stefan Sasko, Johnson City; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Allen was preceded in death by a son, Steven Ray Allen; two sisters, Ann Grobe and Modene Gazaway, and a brother, Albert Allen Jr.  

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, Hill Country SPCA, or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Michael Allen, Shane Hohmann, Travis Sasko, Tyson Sasko, Manny Sasko and Pops Sasko.

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