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Annie Allman

Annie Allman 


BESSEMER CITY – Mrs. Annie Ruth Hullender Allman, 82, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at her residence.

Mrs. Allman was born on June 28, 1937 in Cleveland County, N.C., a daughter of the late Rev. James W. Hullender and Lizzie Grigg Hullender. She was a homemaker and seamstress most of her life. Mrs. Allman was a member of Gospel Way Baptist Church. She also sang with her sisters the Hullender Sisters for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, George Dean Allman of the home; two daughters, Deana Jackson and husband Dickie of Cherryville, and Jeannie Allman of Cherryville; a brother, Rev. Oscar Hullender of Shelby; caregiver, Wendy Cornwell; three grandchildren, Leslie Gurley, April Grimes and Josh Martin; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are a number of nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at Westview Gardens in Bessemer City with Rev. Kenneth Queen and Rev. Oscar Hullender officiating.

Burial will be at Westview Gardens in Bessemer City.

Memorials may be made to Gospel Way Baptist Church, 3904 Tryon Courthouse Rd., Cherryville, NC, 28021, or to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC, 28053.

A guest register is available at

Stamey – Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Allman.