1st. Lt. Theron Drury "Drew" Allen, Jr.
Theron Drury "Drew" Allen, Jr. (February 12, 1944 -
March 23, 2008)
Drew was born in Minden to Theron Allen, Sr. (1917-1987), and the former Virginia Strong. He graduated from Minden High School in 1962. He served in the United States Army as first lieutenant with the 84th Engineer Battalion and received a Purple Heart award. He owned Lake Services Construction Company on Lake Bistineau and was a devotee of the outdoors. He died after a lengthy illness at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Shreveport.
Memorial services were held on March 30, 2008, at the Koran American Legion Post No. 388.
Survivors included his mother; his wife of thirty-five years, the former Margaret Thibodaux; his son, Robert Brian Allen and wife, Stephanie, and three grandchildren, Robert B. Allen, Jr., Lillian Brooke Allen, and Sophia Lake Allen.
Obits Submitted by Billy Hathorn, Class of 1966, Dr. T. D. Carey, Class of 1965, and Ann Mays Harlan, Class of 1958.