WASHINGTON Dorothy Lorenzen Dorothy Allen Rydell Lorenzen, age 74, of Washington, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Allen of Lilburn, GA, brother, James Joseph Allen Jr., of Herndon, VA, nephews: Joseph Lee Gillis, Jr., James Marcus Gillis, Phyllis Allen Kennedy, and James Joseph Allen III, numerous great nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Joseph Allen and Valerie Ruby Ellen Brown and her sister Marlene Rudin Oliver. Dorothy was born in Atlanta, GA and was a graduate of Fulton High School and attended Georgia State College. Dorothy danced off Broadway and had been a dancer with the Atlanta Civic Ballet. She was president of a swim wear line in New York City and California. A Graveside Service to honor the life of Dorothy Lorenzen will be at 1:30 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs. Rev. Sheri Smith will officiate. Interment will be in the Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, GA. The family will receive friends after the service. Condolences may be sent or view at www.wagesfuneralhome.com services have been entrusted to Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, 3705 Hwy 78 West, Snellville, GA, 30039. 770-979-3200