Dorothy J. Allen born in Energy, Illinois to Roy and Madge Williams passed away on September 9, 2013 in Paradise, CA.
Dorothy and her family moved to N. Hollywood, CA about 1933 where she grew up. She married her husband of 62 years Lester O. Allen, Jr. in 1946. He passed in 2008. After several moves they settled in Thousand Oaks, CA where they raised their family.
One of Dorothy's happiest experiences was moving to Adak, Alaska where they spent 3 years and met some wonderful friends. After Les' retirement they moved to Ashland, Oregon before finally settling in Magalia, CA to be close to family. Dorothy was a very patient, kind, soft spoken and loving lady whom everyone adored. She loved traveling with her husband. She enjoyed playing the slots but her greatest joy was being around her family and friends.
Dorothy is survived by two children: Daughter Brenda Nestor, Bruce and one stepson Robert. She was blessed with six grandchildren: Michael (Julie), Michele ( Mike), Tracy ( Danny), Darin, Jason ( Laurene), Renee (Colin). She had ten great grandchildren: Bailey, Benjamin, Chaslyn ,Jayden, Deanna, Declan, Stevie, Lachlan, Keily, Skylah. Dorothy is also survived by her sister Pauline Carriker (Paradise, Ca.), sister-in-law Betty Williams (Alturus, CA) and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy had five brothers and one sister who predeceased her.
Chapel of the Pines will be handling all arrangements. A viewing will be held Tuesday September 17, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Services will be held September 18, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
Dorothy (Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, Sister, aunt and great friend to many) will be greatly missed.
Donations are being accepted and may be mailed to:
Upper Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept. In Memory of Dorothy June Allen P.O. Box 73 Magalia, CA 95954