1925 — 2013
BREVARD — Mrs. Grace M. Allison, 88, of 265 Calvert Road, passed away Dec. 19, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard. She was a lifelong resident of Transylvania County and a member of Selica United Methodist Church.
Grace was born Feb. 10, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Beecher Madison Mull and Irie Whitmire Mull, both of Transylvania Cunty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, E. Gerald Allison.
Grace is survived by one son, Beecher C. Allison Sr. and wife Gail of Brevard; and a daughter, Rhonda A. Riddle, and husband Robert of Brevard. In addition, she had four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Amy and Jonathan Edwards and children Caroline and Alan of Bristol, Virginia; Marsha and Mitchell Holleman and daughter Heather of Morganton; Beecher C. Allison Jr., wife Shannon and son Beecher Gerald Allison of Charlotte,; and Allison and John Tinsley and children, Shelby and Dillon, of Brevard.
Grace’s favorite pastime was looking out her windows to view the farm and cattle and talking about all of her family. She will truly be missed. Online condolences may be left at www.moore-fh.com for those who wish to do so.
The family received friends Dec. 22, at Moore Funeral Home of Brevard. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at at Selica United Methodist Church, 623 Selica Road, in Brevard, with burial t at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory, 944 Hendersonville Highway.
Memorials may be made to Selica United Methodist Church or to EMS Services of Transylvania Co., 155 Public Safety Way, Brevard, NC.
To leave a condolence for the Allison family, please visit www.moore-fh.net.