Rex and Judy (Perez) Allen celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2019, at Nocona Hills Community Church in Nocona, Texas. They were married on March 4, 1949, in San Antonio, Texas. They have three children, Diana and David Garard of Erie, Rex and Debbie Allen of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Dolores “Dee” and Champ Carter of Tulsa.
Their grandchildren are Dana and Ryan Thompson and Ryanna of Pittsburg; Dustin Garard of Tulsa; Jason, Julie and Grady Allen of Mena, Arkansas; Justin and Olivia, Liam and Mila Allen of Spring, Texas; Jesse, Evan and Christian Allen of Pittsburg; Michael and Brenda, Evie and Emma Parsons of Columbus; Amy, Addy and Tate Campbell of Pittsburg; Angie and Kellen, Zella and Georgia Conrad of Tulsa.
Judy had four sisters, Molly Perez Valerio and her daughter, Yolanda and Eddie Garza of San Antonio, Texas; Rachel Perez Morris of Comanche, Oklahoma, and her son, Billy and Mary Ann Noah of Ingram, Texas, their daughter, Brandi Nolen, and granddaughter, Mia, of Fort Worth, Texas. A niece, Lisa and her husband, Rodney Pagan, of Del Rio, Texas (her mother was Gloria Perez Rathke). Rosalie Perez Matlock and her husband, Bob, of Sequin, Texas, were unable to attend due to illness. Several friends and neighbors were also in attendance. The photographer was Andi Ballard of Erie.