Dorothy Louise Allen passed away on May 27, 2019. A time of fellowship and remembrance is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 93 years at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Dorothy was born on October 15, 1925 to William and Ada (Andrews) Howell in Lubbock, TX. She married Howard Allen in 1942, she worked for the United States Postal Service for 27 years and retired in 1983. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, the APWU, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Poindexter of Lubbock, son, Alton “Pete” (Linda) Allen of Ruidoso, NM; grandchildren, Annette (Woodie) Morris, Carl (Kami) Poindexter, Rodney Allen, Jennifer (Ricky) Wallace, Daniel (Tammy) Allen, David Allen, and Amy (Tye) Burke, fifteen great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Lyndol Allen; son, William Lyndol Allen; grandchild, John Robert Poindexter; a great-grandchild; two sisters; and two brothers.