Funeral services for Damon Allen, 41, will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 beginning at 10:00a.m. at the Mexia High School Football Stadium in Mexia. Pastor Bryan Hallmark will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Salem Cemetery near Freestone.
Visitation will be held on Thursday with the family present from 5:00p.m. until 7:00p.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague.
Trooper Damon Allen passed away in the line of duty on Thursday, November 23, 2017, near Fairfield.
He was born in Morgantown, Kentucky on October 4, 1976, and moved to Mexia in 1984. Damon graduated from Mexia High School with the class of 1995. In high school, he was a member of the Mexia Black Cat football team. He married Kasey Pickett on November 27, 1993. After graduation, he worked briefly for the Mexia State School, then for five years at the Michael Unit for TDCJ, before becoming a D.P.S. State Trooper, where he remained for the past fifteen years. Damon enjoyed hunting and fishing, and jeep riding on the dunes at the beach. He attended church at the Cowboy Church in Freestone as well as First Assembly of God in Mexia.
He is survived by his wife, Kasey Pickett Allen of Teague; three daughters, Chelsea Quinn & fiancé Colton & their baby, Quest, Kaitlyn Allen, and Madison Allen; one son, Cameron Allen; his parents, Jimmy & Sue Allen of Mexia; three brothers, Ricky Allen & wife Lisa of Tennessee Colony, Ernie Allen & wife Tena of Thornton, and Doug Allen & wife Kristen of Mexia; one sister, Amy Gilmore & husband Jon of Mexia; his mother-in-law, Kathy Pickett; brother-in-law, Charlie Pickett & wife Leslie; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
The family requests memorials be made to The 100 Club, 5555 San Felipe St., Ste 1750, Houston, Texas 77056-5527 or online at the100club.org, or to an account for Trooper Allen’s Family, at any branch of Incommons Bank or Citizens National Bank, 100% of these accounts will go to the Allen family.
Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.