Dorothy Mae Allen, 91, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at Brunswick Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 21, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Gibson Funeral Home in Brunswick, with Rev. Donald White officiating. Burial will be in Triplett Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James and Michael Tatum, Joshua and Marté Brown, Michael Burton and Anthony Johnson. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Triplett.
She was born May 30, 1917, in Triplett, the daughter of Robert and Delia Ewing Allen. She worked as an aide at Marshall Habilitation Center (then known as Missouri State School) and at Missouri Valley Head Start in Brunswick as a children's aide. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Triplett.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Frances Peniston and Majorie Peeples; and five brothers, Cecil, Robert, Frank, Earnest and Eugene Peniston.