Robert Coker, William Eudy, Lynn Reasoner and Sam Streun lead an honor guard carrying the flag-draped casket of Mineral Wells Fire Department Chief Robin Allen from the funeral home to the First Baptist Church. (Mark Engebretson)
The funeral for Robin Allen, 50, Mineral Wells Fire Department chief, who passed away the evening of Sept. 20, was held a week later, Friday, Sept. 27.
An honor guard carried Allen's casket from Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home to First Baptist Church Thursday before the funeral. Emergency personnel stood vigil in uniform until her funeral.
Standing-room only was available at the church, with firefighters, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, local law enforcemsnt, members of the community and students supporting her children and the family. Her casket was taken to Brad Cemetery on a fire engine accompanied by an honor guard.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and firefighters render a salute to the fallen fire chief. (Sandra Miller Courtesy)
Following Friday s funeral services, an honor guard escort rides to Brad Cemetery. (Photo by Kim Dobbs-Hood Sun staff)