Carolyn Marie Doty Allen (Kay Gregg)

Written by Theresa Rose on June 4, 2015

Carolyn Marie Doty Allen (Kay Gregg), 85, of Farmington, Iowa, formerly of Fort Madison and Bonaparte, passed away at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua, Iowa.

Born February 5, 1930 in Fort Madison, Iowa the daughter of Effie Marie Doty.

Survivors include her three daughters Janie Ferrell of Florida, Joey Robbins (Matt Cox) of Davenport, Iowa and Shannon Gregg (Mike Losey) of Donnellson, Iowa; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and one sister Frances Gilchrest of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers Bill Fields and Fred Doty; one sister Julia Bernhardt and one daughter Sheila Rice.

Kay was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed puzzles, crafts, quilting, sewing, hummingbirds and the St. Louis Cardinals. Kay’s biggest enjoyment in life was her grandchildren of whom she referred to as her “little people”.

Her body has been cremated.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Oakland Cemetery in Fort Madison, Iowa with Pastor Andy Bunnell officiating.

A memorial has been established in her memory and can be mailed to the family at: Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home, P.O. Box 56, Donnellson, Iowa 52625.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com .

The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with the arrangements.