Gilbert Franklin Allen, Jr.
Frank Allen, age 79, of Gatesville, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Scott’s Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Osage Cemetery. Frank was born on September 14, 1938, to the late Gilbert Franklin and Lenora Martin Allen in McGregor. He attended school in Gatesville and served several years in the National Guard. In his later years, he was a contractor and builder in the Gatesville area. Frank was a member of Grace Assembly Church. Frank married Clayda Parrish Hedgepeth in 1981 and they were married 35 years when she passed away. In 2014, Frank married Kay Babb Williams. Frank was preceded in death by parents; wife, Clayda; and two daughters, Diana Gibson and Claydene Slover. Frank is survived by his wife, Kay Williams Allen; daughter, Kathy Chambers and husband, Steve; son, David Allen; stepchildren, Sheryl Klepac and husband, Robert and Jeannette Caddel; brother, Charles Allen and wife, Shirley; an adopted son, Christopher Stevens; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Assembly Church, 1408 Waco Street, Gatesville, TX 76528.