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Allen Wayne Breeden, age 70, of Palestine, passed away peacefully on Friday, the 29th day of December, 2017 at Trucare Nursing Center in Palestine. He was born on the 29th day of August, 1947 in Haskell, Texas to John Wesley Breeden Sr. and Martha Estella Dunnam. Following high school graduation, Allen attended Ranger Junior College. He then joined the United States Marine Corps where he was a Vietnam Veteran and served his country for many years. After the service, he enrolled at Tarrant College and received a degree. Allen went on to work for the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. When Allen was young, he enjoyed riding horses and bulls. As he grew older, Allen became an avid Nascar and New Orleans Saints Football Fan. He loved to garden and repair things around the house.
Allen Breeden is preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Breeden. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Breeden and mother of Allen's children, Judy Breeden; son, Allen Lloyd Breeden and wife Angie; step-daughter, Alaina Dawson; sister, Kathy Fox; brothers, Johnny Breeden, Charles Breeden and Ronnie Breeden; grandchildren, Bryce, Maigan and Brittany; step-grandchildren, Angelique and Donovan; longtime friend and godfather to Allen's son, Cecil Shaw.
Friends are cordially invited to a reception with the family from noon until half past one on Friday in the Reflection Room at Rhone Funeral Home.
Graveside services with Military Honors for Allen Breeden will be conducted following the reception at two o'clock in the afternoon on Friday, the 5th day of January, 2018 at Chambers Day Cemetery with Chaplain Shane Barnes officiating.
In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions, in Allen Breeden's Memory, can be directed toward a charity of choice.
Funeral services for Allen Wayne Breeden are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas. To view online, leave condolences or sign the guestbook, go to www.rhonefuneralhome.com.
Published on January 3, 2018
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