Funeral services for Dorothy Margie Harwell Allen, 81, of Butler will be held Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 2 P.M. at the First Methodist Church of Butler with Rev. Joe McKinney, Rev. Sam Lowery, and Lee McPherson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cokes Chapel Cemetery in Ward.
Mrs. Allen passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She was a retired school teacher for the Choctaw County Board of Education. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Butler for fifty years.
Survivors include her husband Jesse Allen of Butler; son Steve Allen (Beth) of Butler; daughter Amy Doggett (Greg) of Butler; four grandchildren Jess Allen, Gentry Allen, Abby Allen, and Haley Doggett.
She was preceded in by her parents Arthur Harwell and Ebie Lassiter Harwell; brothers Melvin Harwell and Osto Harwell; sisters Louise Perry, Margaret Woods, and Annaline Rushing.
Pallbearers are Tommy Harwell, Charles Harwell, Alan Miller, Kerry Norwood, Leo Allen, Joe Nettles, Tommy Dailey, and Steve Dial. Honorary pallbearers are The Ruth Evans Sunday School Class, Chester Harwell, Bubba Hampton, Ricky Miller, and Chris Miller.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church in Butler.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.