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ALLEN, Dorsey (87) of Tempe, Arizona, died Saturday night October 30, 2010, surrounded by his family. A graduate of Emory University School of Theology, he served as pastor of First United Methodist Church in Tempe, Arizona for thirteen years retiring in 1989. Prior to that, he served various churches in Mississippi and California. He served the Lancaster United Methodist Church in Lancaster, Calif., from 1963 to 1973. Through his ministry he inspired and comforted many people. He took great joy in standing before his congregation on Sunday mornings delivering a sermon that was both entertaining and thought provoking. He remained active in the church and leaves behind many dear friends. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Adele Allen, three children, Pam Newcomb (Brent), Matt Allen (Janet), and Tom Allen (Lesa), six grandchildren, Brian Brooks, Brandon Newcomb, Caralee Valez, and Kegan, Sydnie, Carter Allen. Services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2010, at Tempe First United Methodist Church, Tempe. The family wishes to thank Hospice of the Valley for their loving care and concern. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ. 85014.

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