Thursday, January 31, 2008
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Services for Fred L. Allen, 54, Dickson,
will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30,
2008, at Griffin-Hillcrest chapel. Interment
will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Born on Nov. 9, 1953, in Lindsay to Gene and
Mary Bittle Allen, he died on Jan. 27, 2008,
in Love County. He was preceded in death
by his parents.
Fred graduated from Dickson High School
and worked for Valero Refinery the past 20
years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and
member of Red River India Shrine Temple.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Survivors include a son, Trevor J. Allen
and wife, Lacy, Durant; a daughter, Mary
Montanna Ducharme and husband, Billy,
and a grandchild, Halie Ducharme, all of
Marietta; a sister, Connie Allen, Denver;
a brother, Scott Allen, Indiana; and his
special friend, Melissa Windham, Ardmore.
Bearers will be Jim Fischer, Thad Sandusky,
Jim Garner, David David, Tim McCullers and
Fred came to Galla Creek last fall and bought
a Spud/Carolina pup. We called her Stitch, but
he changed her name to Jessie. He loved that
dog and emailed us recently that he wanted
another one from the same cross next litter.
We have no guarantee of a certain number
of days. We don't all even get 4 score and 10.
I say go hunting today...tomorrow may never
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Monday, January 28, 2008
by honking the horn of the truck...if they are
treed they will not come. If dogs get over a
little hill or a big one sometimes you can
hardly hear them. Here are Spud and Lia
coming back when I told them to! I am going
hunting today. Big question is who will I take...
I am taking Slew as I am trying to get her in
some squirrels. Who else goes...well I have a
big list to choose from? Who would you take
if you were me? I have Dobs, Spook, Cranky,
Jim E, Carolina, Lia, Bonnie Sue Parker, Bell
Starr, Spud, Stuart, and I bet I left forget one.
In 6 month old dogs...I have Randi, Ditto, Dot,
Good Gollie, Ollie. I only hunt one or two dogs
at a time so usually 4 is all I haul. Let you know
tomorrow who got to go. It is supposed to be 60
or 70 here today.
Saturday, January 26, 2008
Friday, January 25, 2008
Thursday, January 24, 2008
has one Tweek! Tweek is a fly baller. Amy is
coming to Arkansas to pick up her Feist pup
when the time comes. She sent this to us as
a Christmas card ...I don't know if all these
are her dogs, but if they are you can tell she
is a dog lover!
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Monday, January 21, 2008
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Carter and Carter's Feist, Haley. It was really cold and either
the squirrels weren't stirring or there just aren't many out there.
Here is our one score. I promised Carter I would post his picture
on the Blog...so here it is, Carter.
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Well, if you listen I am huffing
and puffing because Opal treed way
up a big hill. Also, little 7 year
old Astrid is shooting into the hole
where the squirrel is. You can hear the pop of her little gun and
hear her say "talk to 'em girl" and
"out of bbs". This video is precious to me.
Friday, January 18, 2008
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Monday, January 14, 2008
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Saturday, January 12, 2008
Friday, January 11, 2008
a full littermate to Nell. There was no training to Fizz. She
started treeing at about 7 months and just kept going. I sold
her last winter. I hope she is getting to hunt this season!
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
stumbled across this little resting place.
Others had hunted there before me and
others will follow me. I try to respect the
forest and the animals there. I am not
the first hunter and don't want to be the
last one either.