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Colene Allen

Colene Allen
January 19
14:23 2021

Colene Dale Compton Allen, age 87, of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 21, at Morehart Mortuary with Sherry Saunders officiating. Interment will follow in the Battle Creek Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.

Colene Dale Compton was born November 22, 1933, in Breckenridge, Texas, to Charles Compton and Eugenia Marie Stapp Compton. She grew up in Breckenridge and graduated from Breckenridge High School. She married Troy Allen on July 11, 1974, in Eolian, Texas, where they were also members of the Eolian Community Church. She was a member of The Woman’s Forum and enjoyed her weekly bridge games. Mrs. Allen worked at First National Bank in customer relations until she retired in 1991. In her younger years, Colene enjoyed bowling. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Mrs. Allen is survived by her one son, Tracy Charles Pennington and wife Isabel of Morton Valley; one daughter, Coda Riley of Possum Kingdom; one sister, Gwenda Lindley of Breckenridge; five grandchildren, Jeter Riley and wife Kristi, Joni Tribble and husband Scott, Anthony Elizalda, Jessica Kubiak and husband Josh, Jesse Pennington and wife Jessica; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Battle Creek Cemetery Association or Meals on Wheels and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

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