Carol Allen, sister, aunt and friend to everyone, passed away on March 3, 2018 in Torrance. Carol was born and raised in Los Angeles and later moved to Hawthorne. She later purchased a home in Torrance, where she spent most of her adult life.

Carol attended Gardena High School and was accepted to Wellesley College, where she earned her BA in English. She first worked for Bullock’s Department store in Santa Ana. After five years, she began her 28-year career with Los Angeles Unified School District as an elementary school teacher. Carol had a variety of interests, which included: literature, art, nature, sports, baking, floral arrangements, painting and traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Carol is survived by her siblings, Patricia Language and Terry Allen, as well as her beloved and only niece, Briana Language, and various cousins. She will always be treasured and remembered by the children she touched through her employment and her active role in children ministry at Gardena Valley Baptist Church, and her many, many friends.

We will celebrate her life on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Gardena Valley Baptist Church. The church is located at 1630 W. 158th St., Gardena, CA 90247.

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