Funeral services for Dorothy Allen were held today (Monday, June 11, 2012) at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Minden. Officiating was the Rev. Linda Sheppard. Interment followed at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family received friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.
Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1920 in Pensacola, Florida and entered into rest June 7, 2012 in Minden.
Her father, H. C. Musgrove; mother, Olive Musgrove; husband, Sonny Allen; and brothers, H. C. Musgrove, Jr. and Jack Musgrove preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughters, Brenda McMichael of Minden, Ann Massie of Minden and Karen Allen of Minden; sister, Lorene Lovett and husband, Bill of Manor, Texas; brother, David Musgrove and wife, Carolyn of Homer; sisters-in-law, Shirley Musgrove of Homer and Judith Musgrove of Farmerville; granddaughter, Toni Palermo and husband, Darren; grandson, Randy McMichael; great-grandchildren, Katelin, Allie and Jason Palermo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Minden Medical Center 2nd floor nurses, Dr. Jennifer Lee and The Arbor of Minden for their care.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Minden or St Jude Children's Research Hospital.