Doris Evelyn


April 21, 1928

July 19, 2013

Doris Evelyn Allen, 85, of Waxahachie passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, in Waxahachie. She was born to the late Audie Embrey and Lela Champ Embrey on April 21, 1928, in Italy, Texas.

Doris graduated from Italy High School as salutatorian in 1946. She loved to talk and visit and enjoyed cooking. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Judy LaFever and her husband, Charles of Waxahachie; her son, Donny Allen and his wife, Susan of Waxahachie; her three grandchildren: Robert Michael Allen, Kevin Edward Allen and Matthew Alan LaFever; and her three great-grandchildren: Baylee Allen, Blaine Allen and Lucas Allen.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Donald Allen; and also by her parents, Audie Embrey and Lela Champ Embrey.

Services to celebrate her life are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Bible Baptist Church, Waxahachie, with Pastor Todd Grimes officiating. Interment will follow at the Forreston Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home.

If desired, memorials may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program, 503 Ferris Avenue, Suite D, Waxahachie, Texas 75165