Dorothy Nelson Allen
COLUMBIA – Dorothy Nelson Allen, 74, born in Sparta, TN passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Mrs. Allen had been a missionary to Brazil, a computer systems administrator at various banks and a much beloved church musician. Her heart was bigger than her physical body could bear, her influence greater and better than she knew.
Preceded in death by her former husband, James W. Allen and her parents, Oscar and Dorothy Nelson.
Surviving are son, Scott W. Allen and brothers Tivis and Charles Nelson.
Services will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN, on Tuesday, July 16 at noon, with visitation preceding. Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to Literacy & Evangelism International, Tulsa, OK (www.literacyevangelism.org