Wilson, Allen Dickey

May 02, 2006

ALLEN DICKEY WILSON (nee Catherine Allen Dickey) age 87 years, on April 26, 2006, after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late David Herbert Wilson for 64 years. Beloved mother of Dr. Carol Wilson Garvey and her husband Dr. Thomas Q. Garvey III; David Herbert Wilson Jr. and his wife Katherine Christie Wilson; Catherine Dickey Wilson and her husband Peter R Wilkes; Christopher Shryock Wilson and his wife Lynn Hunovice Wilson. Grandchildren Anne K. Wilson and husband, Dr. Lucy E. Wilson and husband, and Dr. Thomas Q. Garvey IV and wife. Five great-grandchildren: Ian and Arthur O'Malley, Jesse and Phoebe Weinstein, and Benjamin Garvey; six step grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren. Late sisters Orpha Shryock Dickey and Jean Dickey Gates and late brother Harry Stanley Dickey. Lifelong resident of Baltimore and lifelong member of Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church. Teacher and librarian at Gilman School from 1952-1969. Volunteer at Sheppard Pratt Hospital for 29 years, and volunteer also at the Children's Guild, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland Hospital, and most recently at Paul's Place. A memorial service will be held at 3 P.M. on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave. At her request, her body will be donated to the State Anatomy Board. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021; Bryn Mawr School, 109 West Melrose Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21210; or Hospice of Baltimore, 6601 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21204-6806.

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