SHELBY - Barbara Ann Allman Fretto, 56, our beautiful warrior, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on Tuesday, 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, Ill., she was the daughter of Mary Etheridge Allman of Glen Alpine 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.
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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, and Ashley Fretto; son, Michael Fretto, both of the home; grandsons, Gabe and Will Holiday; brother, Williams Allman of Joliet, Ill.; sisters, Donna Cobb and Jonelle Greene of Glen Alpine; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
Funeral service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Putnam Memorial Baptist Church
Officiated by: The Revs. Bryan Glisson and Gary Marburger
Funeral home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family.
Memorials: To help defray expense, may be made to Clay-Barnette Funeral Home, 1401 W. Dixon Blvd., Shelby, NC 28152
Online condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on May 29, 2014