Margaret “Dolly” Allan, 90, who lived many years in Laurel, died Oct. 23, 2011.
She was born Aug. 4, 1921, in Comertown to John and Imo Nelson. On Aug. 4, 1940, she married Gordon Allan, and after the war years they set up housekeeping on Third Avenue in Laurel.
Her life revolved around her faith, family, friends and love of music.
After her children were reared, she painted in oils and had a dear friend, Bonnie Flanigan.
Survivors include a son, Doug; daughters, Barbara Fischer, Betty Whitmore and Lorraine Arnold; 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at United Methodist Church in Laurel. Arrangements were by Remington Letcher Funeral Services.