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Born in Port Arthur, Athan grew up in Nederland. He was a 2000 graduate of Nederland High
School and a member of the 1999 varsity football team. Athan was an Eagle Scout with Troup #53
out of First United Methodist Church in Nederland.

He was serving in the United States Navy stationed at Lemoore, California and was at Anchorage,
Alaska at the time of his death.

Athan was preceded in death by his grandfather Athan Curtis Allen, Jr. Survivors include wife
Catherine K. Allen and daughter Cailey Renee Allen both of Lemoore, CA; parents Paul and
Cecelia Allen of Lumberton; sister Katherine Iven and husband Daniel of Lumberton; grandmother
Evelyn Monk of Lumberton; nephew Tristan Iven of Lumberton and numerous aunts, uncles and

Allen did not die in combat, he died while serving his country in the US Navy.
HM2 Athan Scott Allen
United States Navy
KIA 16 August 2008
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