Thomas Edward "Tommy" Allison, age 75, of Green Creek, NC, passed away at Mission Hospital in Asheville on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
He was the son of the late Robert and Jettie Fahnestock Allison and was born and raised in Brevard, NC. He attended Brevard High School and then served four years in the U S Air Force. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters: Betty Allison Bush Waldrop and Dorothy "Dot" Allison Cantrell and a nephew Randy Bush. Tommy was a faithful member of Green River Baptist Church where he served as deacon and on various committees. He retired from Landrum Mills, Inc. after 42 years of service. He was a hard worker and a great handyman who enjoyed helping those in the community with outside work and any projects he was asked to do.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Louise Cole Allison.
One daughter, Jill A Smith, one grandson Caleb Smith, and one granddaughter Brianna Smith. He is also survived by a niece Susan Cantrell and two nephews Wayne Bush (Barbara) and Lesley Bush.
The funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Green River Baptist Church with Reverend Gary Curtis officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Masks and social distance are required to attend.
McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.
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