Theodore M. Allen
Theodore M. Allen
  • December 23, 1940 - September 12, 2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas

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Theodore M. Allen, 76, passed away September 12, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home. Funeral Service 11 a.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church 4216 Avenue M, Fort Worth, Texas 76105.

Ted was born 12/23/1940 to Rosetta Williams in Miami Florida. He went on to serve in the Air Force and Lockheed Martin for 40 years combined. He also obtained his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from UT Arlington. Upon retirement he devoted his time as the Alderman and Mayor Pro tem of Edgecliff Village. Ted faithfully served the Rising Star Baptist Church as Deacon, President of the Usher Board, Scholarship Committee and Men’s Ministry. Ted was an integral part of the Business Management team of Miracle of Learning Daycare. He was a vigorous volunteer for Meals on Wheels & Treasurer of the Optimist Club. His greatest accomplishment is the family he established beginning with his wife Eva of 53 years.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

He is survived by his wife Eva; daughters Tia (Dino), Twila (Tony); son Miguel (Alicia); brothers Jerome Allen and Jerry Allen; 7 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and family members.