|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2010|
Dorothy Elizabeth (Griffin) Allen
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December 5, 1912 - October 11, 2010
Dorothy Griffin Allen, 97, of Calvert, and Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2010, in Nacogdoches. Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 15, 2010 at First Baptist Church in Calvert with Dr. Jeff Riley, Rev. Joe Bailey, and Rev. Ralph Powers officiating. Interment will follow in Calvert City Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 13, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, and from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at First Baptist Church in Calvert.
Dorothy was born on December 5, 1912, in Bryan, Texas, to William Richard Griffin and Ellen Elizabeth Franklin Griffin. She attended Texas Tech and summer school at Texas A&M University. It was in the summer while visiting her grandparents in Bryan that she met her future husband Winship Stedman "Pony" Allen. They were married for fifty-four years.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Calvert for 75 years and at the time of her death was the oldest living member. She served in many areas in the church where she was a leader in WMU, a Sunday school teacher, coordinator of the church's efforts in support of Samaritan's Purse, the Hospitality House in Huntsville and other mission related events.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Winship Stedman "Pony" Allen, and brother William Richard Griffin Jr,
Winship Stedman Allen (1906 - 1987)
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Record added: Oct 14, 2010
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