Willie Frank Allen

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Willie Frank Allen

May 03, 1935 - November 03, 2018

Willie Frank Allen Willie Frank Allen was born May 5, 1935, to Moses and Mary Allen in Greenville, South Carolina.
He had four older brothers, Clyde, Hayward, Fred, and Arthur, and three sisters, Ruth, Helen, and Doris, now all deceased.
After the death of his mother, he moved to New York to live with his oldest sister Ruth, who raised him.
In 1954, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served in Korea and eventually was stationed at Vance Air Force Base in Enid. This is where he met and married the love of his life of 48 years, Dorice Wiley.
Willie Frank enjoyed spending time with Dorice's family. During this time, he accepted the Three Angel's Message and was baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He played a very active role in church and faithfully served in various capacities including Local Elder, Church Treasurer, and member of the Southwest Region Conference Executive Committee.
He conducted evangelistic series and Bible studies in Watonga and Enid. He was instrumental in the acquisition and remodeling of several church buildings.
Willie Frank was very active in his community and served as board chairman for Enid's Booker T. Washington Community Center.
He ran a vigorous campaign for Enid City Council and worked alongside his wife, Dorice, on many community projects.
He is survived by his three daughters, Joyce (Milo), Robin, and Pamela, sister-in-law Kathleen Wiley, childhood friends Lamar Ramsey (Willa) and Thomas Biggins (Connie), faithful caregiver Maria Ayala, and extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2018, to remember and celebrate Willie's life, at Crawford Family Funeral Service in Edmond.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.CrawfordFuneralService.com/obituaries.
Published on November 7, 2018
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