John W Allen

John William (Dub) Allen of Cotulla, Texas was born July 1, 1930, in Dallas, Texas. He went to be with the Lord at the age of 92 on December 2, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Andre Allen, and Mary Hattie Silvey.
Dub is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mildred Center Allen, sons, John W. Jr. (Bill) (Frances) of Devine, Andrew C. (Andy) of Cotulla, Timothy W. (Tim) (Marlene) of Odessa, daughter Joyce L. (Cissy) of Cotulla; grandsons Mathew Q. of Desloge, Missouri, John W. III of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Thomas M. of Cotulla, T. Blayne of Odessa; and 7 great grandchildren.
Although he considered Cotulla home, he still had strong ties to Medina County, especially Black Creek as that was the home of his youth and at times, his early adult hood and many family members living in the area. He worked many jobs, but he was happiest on the back of a horse, looking at cattle. 
In later life when sitting on a horse wasn’t feasible anymore, Dub could be found in the local coffee shops and restaurants regaling people with stories from years gone by. He will be missed by not only his family, but also many friends and community members who knew and cherished him.
Viewing and visitation will be held at Peters Funeral Home in Cotulla on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 4 pm to 9 pm. Services will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 10 am at the First Baptist Church in Cotulla followed by graveside at the Cotulla Southwest Cemetery.