Dorothy Mae Allen

February 23, 1921March 24, 2011

Dorothy Buchanan Allen, age 90, died Thursday March 24, 2011 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation is from 3-5 PM Sunday, March 27th and one hour before services at 11:00 AM Monday, March 28th at Wright & Ferguson on Highland Colony Pkwy. in Ridgeland. She was a native of Vicksburg having worked as a hairstylist until her retirement in 1972. She was also a member of First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland. She was preceded in death by her husband Henry(Hank), her parents Mr. & Mrs. Fountain Hughes Buchanan, stepfather John Thomas Farris and brother Fountain Hughes Buchanan. She is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Ed) Schooler of Ridgeland, Brenda Allen of Madison, grandsons Joshua (Laurel) Schooler of Jackson, Wesley Schooler of St. Louis, MO and great grandson Blake Wing. She is also survived by her sister Lillian B. Flohr of Dallas, TX, brother Col.(Ret) John E. Buchanan of Oro Valley, AZ and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland, 234 W. Jackson St., Ridgeland, MS 39157. Online guestbook


  • Visitation Sunday, March 20, 2011
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 21, 2011

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Jane Vlastelica

April 2, 2011

Aunt Dorothy was such a special lady and was always able to bring a smile to my face and heart. I will miss her loving ways. I was blessed by her love and her name.

Christine Sticha

March 28, 2011

Aunt Dorothy was a very special lady, always thinking of other people. I believed she was my grandmother when I was little. She will always hold a special place in my heart, as well as Uncle Henry. We are thinking of you at this difficult time. May God bring you comfort in this time of sorrow. Love, Tim, Christine, Sydney and Ryan Sticha


March 28, 2011

Heaven has a new angel.

Jayne Runyon

March 28, 2011

Aunt Dorothy has made the family circle complete. I am sure she was welcomed with opened arms. I wish we could all be there. Just know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. I will be in the Chapel at my work during the service.

Love to all,
Jayne, Jeane, John, Allen and Jayson

Bobbie Hale

March 28, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Deborah and Brenda. Our memories will remain with us forever.

Melanie & Joel Lucero

March 27, 2011

We will miss you dearly Mama Allen, but you will always remain in our hearts and prayers. May God be with Brenda and Deborah in the following days to comfort them and show his unconditional love.

Much love, Mel,Joel, Matthew, and Sydney Lucero

The Staff of Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home-Parkway Memorial Cemetery

March 25, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.