Mary Rowena Pettit Allison
November 6, 2006
Funeral for Mary Rowena Pettit Allison, 94, of Sylva, N.C. was Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Sylva Church of Christ. A graveside service will be Thursday, Nov. 9, at 3 p.m. in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. with Atchley Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Allison was the daughter of Tom and Ada Pettit. She was married in 1938 to Johnny Allison. He worked for TVA at Douglas Dam in Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Hugh Allison; a daughter, Evelyn Allison; and her twin sister, Roberta Compton.
She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Holt and husband Paul; several granddaughters; step grandsons; great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Elva Huskey of Hartselle and Mildred Pack of Athens.