OBITUARY

Samuel "Big Sam" Allen

September 24, 1933October 15, 2010

Samuel “Big Sam” Allen, of Midland, passed away Friday, October 15, 2010. He was born September 24, 1933 in Tyler, Texas to Roy and Jean Allen. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After returning home, he met and married the love of his life, Inez “Sugar” Allen in Big Springs, TX in 1963. “Big Sam” worked in the oilfield as a driller. He was a very devoted family man. He helped raise Toby Allen, Tera Urban, T’Nee Allen, “Baby” Sam Allen and Lisa Allen. He enjoyed swimming, motorcycles and country music. He lived life to the fullest and was a great joy to his friends and family. He is preceded in death by his daughter, T’Nee Allen. “Big Sam” is survived by his wife, Inez “Sugar” Allen; children, Rena Stroud and Little Sam of Midland, TX; eleven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Wanda Newton of California and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Little Sam Allen, Toby Allen, Baby Sam Allen, Stacy Stroud, Swade Stroud, Mike Urban, James Scarnici and Tracy Elliott. The family will receive friends Sunday at Ellis Funeral Home between the hours of 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 18, 2010 at the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with Matt Baird officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com.

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, October 18, 2010
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Samuel "Big Sam" Allen

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sugar allen

November 1, 2011

I will love you forever Big Sam.

T'Nee Lynette Allen

January 23, 2011

PAPA was loveed by all who's hearts he touched. PAPA was a strong knoble father and Grandfather to me, I will never forget Him. His love that He and my Granny gave us wich they didn't have to give, they are both MY heros. I will miss seeing his pretty blue eyes and his wonderful smile, I will always be his little yellow rose no matter how big I get. We love you always...
LOVE FOREVER, T'Nee and Little T'Nee Allen

Jeanna Nicholson

January 22, 2011

Big Sam will be our hearts forever. We love you Aunt Sugar. You are in our prayers. Love, Jeanna and Skylar

Jeanna and Skylar

January 22, 2011

Big Sam will be loved in our hearts forever. We love you Aunt Sugar.

Jeanna and Skylar

January 22, 2011

Big Sam will be loved in our hearts forever. We love you Aunt Sugar.

Jeanna Nicholson

January 22, 2011

Big Sam will be in our hearts forever. My prayers are with you Aunt Sugar. Love you.

LISA ALLEN

October 23, 2010

I LOVE YOU PA PA I WILL MISS YOU ALWAYS. I KNOW I WILL SEE YOU AGAIN. LOVE FOREVER, LISA RENA

Lisa Egan

October 23, 2010

Big SAM was my favorite Father in-law I am sad to see him go I will miss him. I will Pray for the Family.

Wendy Harris

October 18, 2010

I have know Big Sam for a long time, his known me as a baby. He was a funny and sweet person to me and everyone one around him, He had given me a bear with I was a little girl and to this day i still have it and can remember him by! Wendy Harris (Niece)

Samuel Allen

October 18, 2010