Dorothy J Allen
Dorothy J Allen

May 5, 1929 - January 29, 2017
Resided in Richmond, VA
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Dorothy Jackson Allen was born May 5, 1929 in Richmond, VA. She heard the
voice of Jesus say, "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden and
I will give you rest." She answered His call on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

She was preceded in death, by her Parents, Ernest F. and Dorothy M. Jackson,
brother, Ernest Jackson, Jr., niece, Deborah J. Dumas, and nephew,
Ernest Jackson, II.

Dorothy graduated from Armstrong High School. She furthered her education
and graduated from Saint Phillips School of Nursing, and received her
Bachelors of Science at Virginia Union University. She retired from MCV,
as the Operating Room Supervisor.

At an early age, she was baptized at Moore Street Baptist Church
where she sang in the choir and served on the Usher Board. She remained
a faithful member until death. She later joined the Saint Paul's Baptist Church
as a Watch Care member, and was a member of the Refiners.

Dorothy was a member of following organizations: Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Inc., Chi Eta Phi Professional Nursing Sorority, Inc., Charmettes,
Inc., Continentals Society, Inc., the Red Haters, and the Jolly Pail Pinochle Club.

Dottie Mae as she was called enjoyed life. She loved to travel. One of her
favorite places to go, was the Casino.

She leaves cherish her memories, a devoted nephew, Cecil Darnell Dumas,
great nephew, Cecil Dee Dumas, other relatives and friends, among them
devoted Beulah Bruce and Caron "Nita" Dumas.


Sometimes it's hard to understand why some things have to be;
But in his wisdom, God planned beyond our power to see.
God watched you as you suffered. He saw you had your share.
He gently closed your eyes and took you in his care.

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Service
Moore Street Baptist Church
1408 W. leigh Street
Richmond, VA US 23220
Friday, February 3, 2017
11:00 AM