Michael Dewayne Allen , 62, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020. He was born on April 6, 1957 to Harvell David Allen and Minnie Marie Turner Allen in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was raised in the the Belfonte/Nicut area and was the youngest child of ten children.Mike attended Belfonte School and Muldrow High School until he joined the Army at the age of 17. He served in Army during the Vietnam War Era. He was a specialist with the 6th Air Calvary Combat Brigade. Mike was of the Baptist faith.Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Harvell and Minnie Allen, and brother, Lex Allen, of Nicut, Oklahoma.Survivors are:Sons; Michael Allen of Vian, Oklahoma, formally of Nicut, Oklahoma Cameron Mathews of Nicut, Oklahoma Step-son Jerald Watson and wife Rachel Watson of Duncan, Oklahoma Daughters; Leslie Benge of Liberty, Oklahoma Mika Allen of the home Step-daughter Kristie Alexander and husband Seth Alexander of Kaysville, Utah Step-daughter Brittany Williams and husband Wyatt Williams of Tahlequah, Oklahoma Step-daughter Amber Small of Muldrow, Oklahoma Brothers; Doug Allen and wife Sharon Allen of Sallisaw, Oklahoma Bernis Allen and wife Sherrill Allen of Liberty, Oklahoma Shannon Allen and wife Elaine Allen of Muldrow, Oklahoma Eual Allen of Fayetteville, Arkansas Sisters; Velma Edwards and husband Kennith Edwards of Nicut, Oklahoma Kay VanZandt and husband Aaron VanZandt of Muldrow, Oklahoma Jeanie Morton and husband David Morton of Uniontown, Arkansas Frances Wilson and husband John Wilson of Van Buren, Arkansas Grandchildren: Noah, Alissa, Alexandria, Zane, Paige, Arthur, Ian, Isiah, Emilie, Elijah, Trevor, Jordan, Henry, Ruby, Andy, Peyton, Logan, Nolan, Falyn, and Haven.He was also loved by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.Mike worked in construction for many years and as a caretaker at Sequoyah’s Cabin. He enjoyed gardening, four-wheeling, and spending time with his family.Visitation for Mike will be Friday, Feb 21, 2020 from 4pm until 7pm in the Forever Memories Funeral Service Chapel – Roland, OK. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Forever Memories Funeral Service Chapel – Roland with interment in the Blackjack Cemetery, Muldrow. Military honors will be presented by the U.S. Army Honors Team, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. Pallbearers will be Cameron Mathews, Roy Lee (Arkie) Sanders, Keith Mathews, Keith Neighbors, Chad Allen, Matthew Allen, Jeff Neighbors, and Bill Edwards.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Service – Roland, 420 W Ray Fine Blvd, Roland, OK. 918-427-5000.
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