Freeda Carlile Allen

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Freeda Carlile Allen, 74, of Timpson, TX, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in Nacogdoches, TX.  Funeral services was held at 2:00 PM, Friday, March 13, 2015, at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Timpson, with Bro. Mike Fodge officiating.  Interment followed in Corinth Cemetery, Timpson.

Born January 23, 1941, in Smackover, Arkansas, Freeda Carlile Allen was the daughter of the late Freeman and Hazel (Wilson) Eberlan.  Her family moved from Arkansas to Texas, and Freeda graduated from Timpson High School with the Class of 1959.

Her family was always the most important thing in her life.  She was definitely the backbone of her family.  Spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren gave her much joy.  Trust us when we say our family totally revolved around her.  Mrs. Freeda loved reading and travelling, especially to historical places.  She was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.  Second only to her family was her love of collecting antique Early American Pattern glass butter dishes. Everyone that knew Freeda realized what a precious woman she truly was.

Survivors include husband, Shirley Ray Allen of Timpson, TX;  son, Chris Carlile, and wife Angela of Houston, TX; daughter, Robin Carlile Parks and Robert of Timpson, TX; son,  Kent Carlile of Timpson, TX; daughter, April Carlile Harris of Timpson, TX; brother, John Ricks Eberlan of Timpson, TX; special sister/cousin, Iris Bailey, and husband Bobby of Timpson, TX; sister, Celeste Jones of Pasadena, TX;  grandchildren Season Williams, and husband Jerrid of Kingwood, TX, Jennifer Eveland and husband Ryan of Houston, TX, Josh Keller and wife Jessica of Spring, TX, Chance Milford and wife Kathy of Rosharon, TX, Laci Harris and Rocky Starr of Timpson, TX,  Jarett Harris and wife Sydney of Timpson, TX, Laine Jackson, and husband Jared of Gilmer, TX, Autumn Carlile of Houston, TX, Faith Parks of Timpson, TX, Michael Lee Caryl, and wife Kristin of Mt. Enterprise, TX, Meagan Birdwell of Houston, TX, and Robert Christmas of Houston, TX;  great grandchildren, Serenity Bliss Williams, Christian Cole Carlile, Sienna Raine Williams, Brylie Laine Harris, Jacob Drew Harris, Ellieana Joy Milford, Kendyl Skye Jackson, Carsyn Paige Eveland, Grayson Dean Fuller, Izzy Caryl, Gaige Caryl, Caiden Corman, Presley Eveland, and Leah Jackson; stepchildren, Pam Thomas and husband Donnell of Molino, FL, Charlie Allen and wife Kelli of Arnold, MO, Bryan Allen and wife Michelle of Conway, AR, Stephen Allen of Arnold, MO; stepgrandchildren, Hunter Thomas, Brooklyn Thomas, Ashley Allen, Chase Allen, Karli Allen, Luke Allen, Bryson Allen, and Braden Allen; daughter at heart;  Janice Garrett and husband Patrick of Timpson, TX;  grandchildren at heart, Nashawn Crawford of Timpson, TX, Terrance Garrett of Timpson, TX;  and a host of family and friends who will miss her greatly.

To convey condolences online, please visit www.taylorfh.net.  Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.

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