Barbara Ann Allman Fretto, 56, our beautiful warrior, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on Tues, May 27, 2014 at 5a.m. After four years of battling stage IV breast cancer, she is now made whole, in heaven, with her Lord and Savior.
A native of Will County, IL, she was the daughter of Mary Etheridge Allman of Glen Alpine, North Carolina and the late Calvin Allman. She was a member of Putnam Memorial Baptist Church, where she touched the lives of so many young girls, as their Awanna Leader.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Kristen Allman; sister, Debbie Cobb; and brother, Richard Allman
She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Mike Fretto, of the home; daughters, Nikki Holiday and husband Michael of Shelby, North Carolina, Ashley Fretto, son, Michael Fretto, both of the home; grandsons, Gabe and Will Holiday; brother, Williams Allman of Joliet, IL, sisters, Donna Cobb and Jonelle Greene of Glen Alpine; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Services were held Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Shelby, North Carolina.
To help defray expense, memorials may be made to Clay-Barnette Funeral Home, 1401 W. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC 28152
Arrangements are being handled by Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby, North Carolina.
Online Condolences may be submitted at: www.claybarnette.com
Published in The Herald-News on June 6, 2014