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Last updated 11:49PM ET
March 1, 2021
Alabama
Alabama
Kittie Allison Passes Away at 101
(2008-03-10)
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Kittie "Mom" Allison, mother of the famous NASCAR drivers Bobby and Donnie Allison, has died at the age of 101.

Allison died Thursday at the Little Flower Catholic Assisted Living Community in Charlotte, N.C. Her funeral will be Wednesday in Bessemer, Ala., a spokeswoman for Browns Service Funeral Home said Sunday.

Allison and her late husband Ed had 13 children, eight of whom are still living, 25 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

She was always on the racing scene and flew to many tracks with her son Bobby to watch him and Donnie race.

There will be a viewing and rosary service at Browns Service Funeral Home-West in Hueytown on Tuesday. The viewing will be between 6-8 p.m. and the rosary at 7:30 p.m.

The funeral mass will be at St. Aloysious Catholic Church in Bessemer at 10 a.m. Wednesday, followed by burial at Highland Memorial Gardens in Bessemer.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggested donations to: Little Flower Assisted Living, 8700 Lawyers Rd., Charlotte, N.C. 28227 or St. Aloysious Catholic Church, 751 Academy Dr., Bessemer, Al. 35022 or Victory Junction Gang Camp: http://www.victoryjunction.org

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Information from: The Huntsville Times, http://www.al.com/hsvtimes/hsv.html

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