Matthew Jason Allen went to our Lord to rest on August 13, 2011. Matt was an extreamly gifted musician and loved by many. He was born in Irving Texas, moved to Grand Prairie and then to Grandview with his Mother and one of his sisters. Matt attended school in Grandview and participated in the band and played sports. He played the cello, clarinet, bass clarinet guitar and was a member of the drum line. Matt participated in marching, solo and ensemble UIL competitions and received many awards. He also played football and basketball. Matt also played in various bands. Matthew was a very loving person. He will be missed and loved by all he left here to one day see him again. He is survived by his Mother, Denise Allen of Grandview.. his sisters Alicia Soto of Garland, Amanda Thornton of Rockwall and Violet Chastain of Grandview.. brothers-in-law Francisco Soto and Allen Thornton..Grandfather Buck Allen of Cleburne..Niece Alexis Chastain and nephews David, Luis and Adrian Soto and Anthony Chastain. Services were held Saturday August 20, 2011 at First United Methodist Church in Grandview.