Dorothy Allen


Dorothy Lois (Miller) Allen, 88, of Harrisburg, MO passed away Monday, September 22, 2014 at South Hampton Place Nursing Home, Columbia, MO.  She was born on December 5, 1925 in Keytesville, MO a daughter of John W. and Agnes M. (Fitzwater) Miller, who preceded her in death.

On September 22, 1944 in Kansas City, KS she was united in marriage to Donald E. Allen, who preceded her in death on August 8, 2005.    

She enjoyed crocheting and sewing.  Dorothy loved to travel with her husband over the road in his 18 wheeler, visiting all 50 states.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Sedalia. 

She is survived by three daughters, Beverly Kehl and her husband Paul of Harrisburg, MO, Denise Bilderback and her husband Rick of Columbia, MO, and Brenda Diehl of Columbia, MO; one sister, Ruth Eckhoff of Carrolton, MO; one brother, Kenneth Miller and his wife Glennetta of Gladstone, MO; six grandchildren, Lucinda Hudlow, Brett, Michael and Chris Bilderback, Michelle Willis, and Heather Freidin; ten great grandchildren, Tara, Tyler and Aaron Hudlow, Emma and Audra Willis, Aiden Freidin, Jennifer, Darian, Alexis and Sierra Bilderback. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia with Rev. Dan Hankins officiating.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia.

Pallbearers will be Brett, Michael, and Chris Bilderback, Brandon Willis, Chris Freidin and Tim Hudlow.   

Honorary bearers will be Darian Bilderback, Aaron and Tyler Hudlow.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Faith Baptist Church, Sedalia.


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