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Dorothy Dixon Allen
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1924
Death: Jul. 1, 2007

SHELBY Mrs. Dorothy Dixon Allen, 82, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Lexington Health Care Center.

Mrs. Allen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A native of Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Enos Labon and Mary Melinda Ross Dixon. She was retired from the textile industry. As a member of Westwood Heights Baptist Church, Mrs. Allen was a strong and dedicated Christian, who loved her church and loved to sing in the choir. She was a wonderful seamstress, an avid reader, cook and baker, as well as an advocate for her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eli "Frank" Allen, two sisters, three brothers and a great-grandchild.

She is survived by four daughters, Mary Henderson and husband, Stephen, of Thomasville, Frances Earwood and husband, Joe, of Shelby, Kay Cloninger and husband, E. Scott, of Kings Mountain and Barbara Hovis and husband, Heath, of Newport; a sister, Mary Ellen Wilson and husband, Loren C., of Houston; a brother, Enos Dixon and wife, Faye, of Shelby; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park 
Family links: 
  Eli "Frank" Allen (1916 - 2001)
Cleveland Memorial Park
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Big Mausoleum-Inside
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Mar 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34691842
Dorothy <i>Dixon</i> Allen
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Dorothy <i>Dixon</i> Allen
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Dorothy <i>Dixon</i> Allen
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- Elizabeth Olmstead
 Added: Mar. 11, 2009

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