September 21, 1929 - June 4, 2012
Dr. Wayne Allen went to be with his Lord on June 4, 2012 in Carrollton, Texas. He was born September 21, 1929 at Indian Creek, Texas to Ludlow and Mattie Allen, and he joined them in heaven at the age of 82.
He is survived by his spouse of 60 years, Theresa, three children , Steve , Sunni , and Grant and their spouses, 7 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
He graduated from Howard Payne University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Southwestern Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree, and received a Doctorate of Divinity degree from Dallas Baptist University.
Dr. Allen served as senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Carrollton, Texas for 34 years. After retiring from that position in 1999, he served as the Dallas Baptist Association/ Dallas Baptist University liaison, as well as being a part-time professor in the College of Christian Faith at DBU until February, 2012. He also served as trustee on numerous boards including Southwestern Seminary and Dallas Baptist University.
The visitation/reception with the family will be Sunday evening, June 10, from 5-7 pm in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, Carrollton, Texas. The funeral service will be held Monday, June 11, at 10 am at First Baptist Church, Carrollton. Because of Dr. Allen
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