Cover photo for Sarah Curtis Allman's Obituary
Sarah Curtis Allman Profile Photo
1925 Sarah 2012

Sarah Curtis Allman

January 10, 1925 — May 7, 2012

Sarah Curtis Allman went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 7, 2012. Mrs. Allman passed away at a Lawton, OK hospital at the age of 87 years, 3 months, and 27 days. She was born on January 10, 1925, in Earle, Arkansas, to Malcolm Lafont and Laverne (Foster) Aldridge. She attended Earle schools and graduated Salutatorian from Earle High School in 1943. She attended the University of Arkansas and obtained her bachelor's degree. While in college she met and was united in marriage to Herb Allman on July 19, 1948, at the Methodist Church in Earle, Arkansas. Her first teaching job was at Walnut Ridge Arkansas. She then moved with her husband from New Orleans, to Knoxville, Tennessee, to Abilene, Texas, then Dallas, Texas, and later to Amarillo, Texas. She received her master's degree from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. She had a passion for teaching and taught Home Economics and FHA for many years before retiring from Amarillo, Texas, schools. In 2006, she moved to Lawton, Oklahoma. She loved to sew and enjoyed making clothes for her family. She was scout leader, both girls and boys, and she volunteered at The Bridge, a child advocacy organization in Amarillo. She and her husband loved their reunions with the "Cubby Hole" group of college classmates for over 50 years. She was a member of the Panhandle Professional Writers and she was a lifelong Methodist. She was active in the United Methodist Women and taught Sunday School and led Youth Groups. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, of Lawton, Oklahoma, and previously St. Paul United Methodist Church, in Amarillo, Texas, for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one son: Samuel Thomas Allman; and a brother: Malcolm Lafayette Aldridge. She is survived by one daughter: Ann Clayton and her husband Max, of Frederick; one son: James Malcolm Allman, of Sugarland, TX; one brother: Thomas Foster Aldridge and his wife Elizabeth, of Tampa, FL; two grandchildren: Sara Ann Clayton, of Oklahoma City, and Lyle Thomas Clayton, of Frederick; and one great grandson: Mason Samuel Clayton.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sarah Curtis Allman, please visit our flower store.

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree