Don owned and operated I.B. Nuts & Fruit Too as well as I.B. Cooking & Catering Too for many years. He was active in the Camdenton VFW POST 5923, and was an attendee on the Central Missouri Honor Flight in November of 2016.

Donald Ray Allen, Sr., son of Bob and Naomi (Edmondson) Allen, was born August 31, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri. He departed this life Saturday, November 25 in Lake Regional Health Systems at the age of seventy-four.

On January 20, 1993, Don was united in marriage to Teffra Calvert, and together shared nearly twenty-five years.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Dennis Allen.

He is survived by his wife, Teffra, of the home; his children, Donnie Allen, Jr., and wife Amy, of Versailles, Matthew Allen, of St. Louis, and Alisha Allen, of Osage Beach; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Allen and wife Terry, of Humansville and a sister, Marilyn Hood, of Raytown.

Don spent his early years living in the Kansas City area and graduated from Raytown High School in 1961. Don was drafted into the United States Army on November 23, 1966, and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on November 12, 1968.

Don followed the call to be a pastor and received his Ministerial Degree from Rhema Bible College. He served the congregation of Sunrise Baptist Church as Senior Pastor from 1985-1991. He was a member of the Rhema Ministerial Alliance for many years. In 2006, Don started the Family of God Church and was serving as Senior Pastor at the time of his passing.

Don owned and operated I.B. Nuts & Fruit Too as well as I.B. Cooking & Catering Too for many years. He was active in the Camdenton VFW POST 5923, and was an attendee on the Central Missouri Honor Flight in November of 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 2 at Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home with burial following the service at Allee Memorial Gardens, Camdenton, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 5 – 7 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers a donation has been established and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.alleeholmanhowe.com Arrangements are under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home, Camdenton.