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DELMAR LAVARRE ALLEN

 

DELMAR LAVARRE ALLEN

Delmar Lavarre Allen was born on June 22, 1928, on the family farm south of Byron, Oklahoma, to Orville and Ruth (Spry) Allen. He was the fifth of six children. He passed away at his son's home in Cherokee, Oklahoma, surrounded by family on May 21, 2020, at the age of 91.

Delmar attended school at Byron and graduated in 1946. He joined the Army in 1946 and was in the 8th Cavalry Division, stationed in Tokyo, Japan, in the occupational forces. He was honored to march before General Douglas McArthur.

Following his honorable discharge in 1948, he returned to Alfalfa County and helped with th...



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