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Obituary for Doris M. Allen (Lord)

Doris M.  Allen (Lord)
Doris M. Allen, 75, Springfield, born December 16, 1942 in Seattle, WA. to Lewis & Marion Lord, passed away July 8, 2018.

Doris was born in Seattle, Washington, and moved to Scottsburg, Indiana as a child. She graduated Scottsburg High School in 1961. Doris moved to Chicago, Illinois where she met and married the love of her life, Jack. Together they ran a successful real estate business. Jack and Doris later moved to Springfield, Missouri with Doris’ two daughters. She spent much of her time at church planning the fellowship and social events. Doris and Jack moved to Texas and spent several years selling real estate before eventually returning to Springfield.

Doris loved singing, fishing, gardening and hosting meals for family and friends. She loved the Lord and spent her life serving others.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, her parents - Lewis H. and Marion Lord, and her brother Lewis Lord. She is survived by her daughters- Diane Rance, Connie Walker and Barb Elkins her sons Dan Allen and Fred Allen, 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Interment will be at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery.
Celebration of life visitation will be on Friday, July 20th, from 2-4:00 pm at Grace Church, 1120 E. Farm Road 182 (Plainview Road), Springfield, MO.

In lieu of flowers, her wishes were for donations to be made to Hope for Hemophilia. Donations can be mailed to Hope for Hemophilia, P.O. Box 77728, Baton Rouge, LA 70879 or made online at
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