Patricia Allred

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Patricia Gail Brown Allred, beloved wife, mother and friend, died on April 14, 2016. She was born in Sulphur Mines, La., to Elsie McNicoll and Troy Brown on Aug.18, 1936.

She is survived by her three sons,

Parker Troy, Duncan DeWitt, and wife, Carie, John McLaurin, III, wife Anna, and daughter, Aiden, and her sister, Paige Sullivan, of Lake Charles, La., along with severa

l nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and her parents.

In 1954, Pat graduated from Lake Charles High School and enrolled in LSU, where she earned a degree in Education and a graduate degree in Spanish. She began a teaching career in 1958, teaching in public and private schools in Lake Charles, Tucson, Ariz., Spring Branch, Texas, Nassau Bay, Texas, Friendswood, Texas, and Lockhart, Texas. After graduate school, she taught at Old Dominion University in Norfolk VA. She retired from Lockhart High School in 2001, after 42 years as an educator.

Pat actively volunteered her time as a Scout Leader, Sunday School teacher, room mother, camp counselor, interpreter, and Board Member of various organizations. She was especially active in the Houston Junior League, the Episcopal churches of Nassau Bay and Lockhart, the Baker Theater in Lockhart, the Caldwell County Courthouse Restoration Committee, Evening with the Authors and Beta Sigma Phi in Lockhart. In 2009 she was honored as Lockhart’s Most Worthy Citizen.

A memorial service will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on April 30, 2016 at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church Garden Fund, Evening with the Authors, Gaslight Baker Theater or the charity of your choice.

 

 

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10 comments

  1. Rev. and Mrs. Carl F. Lueg, Jr. 22 April, 2016 at 17:32 Reply

    Pat was one of my special friends at Lake Charles High School. We shall all miss her. She was truly a unique and gracious lady.

  2. Laura Bravo 24 April, 2016 at 22:25 Reply

    I miss you my friend. To Pat’s family, thank you for letting me be a part of your lives.I love you all!

  3. Sandra Taylor. Casey 25 April, 2016 at 03:03 Reply

    I will miss seeing Pat at our 1954 LCHS Class Reunions. Sorry for her family to now miss her, too. She was a bright light!

    stc

  4. Julia Sulsar 25 April, 2016 at 15:12 Reply

    Loved your Mom – she was a great friend. We sure had some good times together, which I will always treasure. So fortunate to have met you all and thanks for sharing her with us. She’ll be watching out for us all from “up there”.

  5. Andrea Terrell Scott 25 April, 2016 at 18:04 Reply

    I learned a lot in her class! She was one of the most smart and dedicated teachers at LHS. Thoughts and prayers to her family.

  6. Anne Clark 29 April, 2016 at 01:21 Reply

    We were sorry to hear of your loss. Your entire family is in our prayers. Pat was a delight in every way. She was a dear friend and an excellent teacher to our daughter. Heaven is richer and our memories are warmer because of her. God Bless you!
    Bill and Anne Clark

  7. Cruz Juarez 9 May, 2016 at 20:08 Reply

    She was a wonderful woman and incredible employer. She influenced my life in many ways and will be truly missed!

  8. Rita F. Martin 27 October, 2016 at 19:26 Reply

    I was a science teacher, then school counselor at Friendswood Jr. High while Pat was teaching Spanish there. She was a wonderful person and a dedicated teacher. She was always attuned to the needs of her students. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I loved and respected her. The world is a more beautiful place because she was in it.

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