PATRICIA ANN ALLEN passed away December 30, 2001. Pat was born on September 13, 1941 in Mountainair, New Mexico to Roy and Mable Spencer. She is survived by her devoted husband of 39 years, Bob Allen: daughter, Tana Jefferson and her husband, Dale, daughter Patrice Pugh and her husband, Greg, three grandchildren, Megan, Brian and Jimmy, all of Houston, sisters, Barbara Foster of Townsend, Montana, Helen Spivey and husband Joe of Synder, Texas, Verna Whitehead and husband Roy of Los Angeles, California and her brother, Richard Spencer and wife Bonnie of Mountainair, New Mexico. Additionally, many loved nieces and nephews survive her. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Roy Spencer and sister, Dixie Jo Spencer. She was an adoring wife, loving mother, nurturing grandmother, and cherishing sister and friend. Pat loved her family, her work and her music with a passion. She was the cornerstone of her family, an outstanding lady who was a dedicated and loyal employee for many years in the medical profession, and a blessing to all who knew her. We gave her our hearts and love, but she gave us so much more. Her family would like to express their gratitude to all the people who cared for Pat these past four years, especially Dr. Tom Keith, the staff at Spring Shadows Pines Rehabilitation Facility, and each of the caregivers that gave from their heart and time to sit with her. Friends are invited to visitation with the family from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 2, 2002 at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home in Friendswood, Texas. The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, January 3, 2002 at Friendswood Friends Church, Friendswood, Texas. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Patricia Allen Scholarship Fund may be made at the Friendswood Friends Church, 502 South Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas. 77546.