Florence Allen

Florence “Flo” E. Allen died on March 5, 2018. 

Funeral services will be Friday, March 9 at 2 p.m. at Harrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

She was the daughter of Thomas Elmer Thackerson and Irene (Debusk), born in the Cottonwood community of Erath County on March 13, 1927.

Flo married Nobel Allen. They had one child together, Debbie. 

She was a college graduate, majoring in elementary education and resource. Flo was a teacher for several school districts. She retired from Hempstead ISD in 1991.

Flo was a Baptist and an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma since graduating college.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 3, 2006, and two of her sisters, Faye Gooch and Juanita Davis.

Flo will be remembered by her daughter, Debbie Turrentine of Cresson; two grandchildren; her three great-grandchildren; her brothers, Sonny Thackerson of Dublin, (Pete) Elmer B. Thackerson of Gustine; her sisters, Sally Jackson of Weatherford, Artie Mohler of Cedar Hill, Nora Carter of Dublin; and many other relatives and friends.

Donations will be accepted to help offset funeral expenses.

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