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Dorothy B. Allen

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Dorothy B. Allen


Dorothy Buchanan Allen, age 90, died Thursday March 24, 2011 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.

Visitation is from 3-5 PM Sunday, March 27th and one hour before services at 11:00 AM Monday, March 28th at Wright & Ferguson on Highland Colony Pkwy. in Ridgeland. She was a native of Vicksburg having worked as a hairstylist until her retirement in 1972. She was also a member of First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry (Hank); her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fountain Hughes Buchanan; stepfather, John Thomas Farris; and brother, Fountain Hughes Buchanan.

She is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Ed) Schooler of Ridgeland, Brenda Allen of Madison; grandsons, Joshua (Laurel) Schooler of Jackson, Wesley Schooler of St. Louis, MO; and great-grandson, Blake Wing. She is also survived by her sister, Lillian B. Flohr of Dallas, TX; brother, Col.(Ret) John E. Buchanan of Oro Valley, AZ; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland, 234 W. Jackson St., Ridgeland, MS 39157.

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Published in Clarion Ledger on Mar. 27, 2011
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