Dorothy N. Allen, 88, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017. She was born in Waco, and was owner of Hobby Craft Ceramics and Gifts in Beaumont for many years. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m. with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, 2017, at Broussard’s, Beaumont. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Survivors include her husband, Eugene “Gene” R. Allen, Sr.; sons, Eugene “Randy” R. Allen, Jr. and Kenneth Allen, both of Lumberton; daughter, Laura Hollis of Beaumont; brothers, Melvin Sauls of Bon Wier and Bill Sauls of Nederland; sisters, Velma Jean Hamerly of Orange and EllaDee Anders of Vidor; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.//?#You can find the complete original obituary on this website.