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May 4th, 2017 under Obituaries
Amy Michelle Allen

Amy Michelle Allen

Amy Michelle Allen, 42, began her heavenly journey on her birthday April 28th, 2017.

A memorial service for Amy is 1pm Saturday, May 6 at the Big Bend Cowboy Church in Alpine.

She was born in Marfa on April 28, 1975 to Dr. Ray and Terry Jean Allen. Amy spent her childhood in Marfa and Alpine until leaving for college in 1993.

She received her Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and was an avid Red Raider.  She went on to receive her Master’s degree from Angelo State University.

Amy taught English in Hempstead, Hondo, and San Angelo before finding her calling as a school counselor at Goddard Junior High in Midland. Amy spent over 12 years counseling numerous students in Midland, and she truly loved all her students and coworkers at Goddard.

One of Amy’s greatest passions was to love and spoil her nieces Kaitlyn, Raylee, and Rynn and her nephew Britton.  She was the most caring and loving daughter, aunt, and sister and touched so many lives. Amy enjoyed playing golf, family games, and cooking special meals for all those she so dearly loved. She wanted every occasion such as birthdays, holidays and any special events to be grand affairs with lots of friends, family and love.

Amy is survived by her parents, Ray and Terry Jean Allen of Alpine; sister Mindy and husband Cary Wiggins of Big Spring; sister Nancy and husband Blake Belcher of Sterling City; sister Katy Matthews of Alpine; her grandparents, Mae and Hugh Bailey of Mobeetie; nieces Kaitlyn Wiggins, Raylee Belcher, and Rynn Matthews; nephew Brittion Belcher, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Fred and Kathryn Shely.

Amy was also blessed to have numerous very special friends in her life.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to your favorite charity. The family remains extremely grateful for the outpouring of love and support they have received from so many who loved and will miss Amy.

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