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Dorothy Galloway "Dot" Allen

1928 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy "Dot" Galloway Allen

Burnsville - Dorothy "Dot" Galloway Allen, age 85, of Burnsville, passed away on Monday, October 28th, 2013 at Mission Hospital. A native of Brevard, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Estella Young Galloway. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herb Allen, who passed away March 4, 2001; sister, Anita G. Macfie and brother, Thomas Y. Galloway.

She was a member and former Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church of Burnsville. Dorothy taught high school science, biology and chemistry in Transylvania, Buncombe and Yancey Counties. She held an A.A. degree from Mars Hill College and a B.S. degree from East Carolina University in home economics and science and was a member of the NEA, NCAE and the NCRSP. Her desire to become a teacher, wife, and a mother were granted her. She felt these were her life's greatest and most rewarding achievements.

Surviving are her daughters: Susan Allen of Burnsville and Mary Ann Allen of Greensboro.

A public graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2nd in the Gillespie-Evergreen Cemetery in Brevard. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 3rd at First Baptist Church of Burnsville, on the Town Square. Rev. Tommy James will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the church.

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Oct. 31, 2013
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