ARLINGTON -- Donald Edward Allen went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011.
Memorials: May be sent to Mission Arlington or First Baptist Church Arlington.
Memorial Service will be Saturday, Aug. 27, 10:00AM at the First Baptist Church Arlington, 301 S. Center St.
Don was born in Fort Worth on Feb. 5, 1957, to Donna and Cyrel Allen. Don graduated from Lamar High School. He spent his entire working career with water utilities. After five years with the Pantego Water Co., he moved to Carson-Tahoe area of Nevada in the early 1980s. He continued his education in water treatment and was currently serving as the superintendent of Silver Springs Municipal Water Co. He was dedicated and passionate about bringing quality water to the citizens of the community. In 2010 he was named Manager of the Year at the Nevada Rural Water Association annual conference. He was honored to receive this award, but contributed his success to the loyal employees and friends at the Water Department. He also received the EPA 2010 Project award for the state of Nevada.
Survivors: Mother, Donna Allen; sister, Susan Slight; nephew, Shannon Slight; niece, Kaitlyn Slight; aunt and uncle, Lila and Lee Glazener; cousins, Alan, Pam and Holly Glazener, Scott and Erin, Emily and Kensley Glazener; and a host of faithful friends.