Allene Wells Williamson

Published 5:43 pm Monday, October 17, 2011

Allene Wells Williamson, age 86, of 64 Forest Lane, Tryon passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Columbus.
Mrs. Williamson was born in Spartanburg, S.C., Jan. 1, 1925, the daughter of the late Allene Chapman Wells and the late Dr. Clyde Ottomus Wells Sr.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Joseph Daniels Williamson; her daughter, Anne Williamson Lytle (Thomas) of Tryon; two sons, Joseph Wells Williamson (Meg) of Clemson, S.C., and Thomas Stanfield Williamson (Lyn) of Flat Rock, N.C.; two grandsons, Matthew Thomas Lytle and Duncan Reagan Williamson, and her faithful dog, Eddie. She is also survived by one brother, Clyde Ottomus Wells Jr. (Helen) and a sister, Elizabeth Wells Coggins. She was pre-deceased by her brother, Joseph Albert Wells, and a sister, Carolyn Wells Davison.
She was a 1946 graduate of Converse College, an exceptional pianist, cellist and artist and an avid gardener.
A celebration of life reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the home of Missy and Tommy Lytle, 1184 Hunting Country Rd., Tryon. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mountain Rd., Columbus, N.C. 28722.
Condolences may be left at
Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.

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