Avenelle Harrington Allison, of Madison, died Saturday April 1, 2017 at St. Catherine's Village, Madison.  

A Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday, April 11, at St. Richard's Catholic Church followed by burial at Parkway Memorial Cemetery.  Avenelle was born in Paulding, MS to Annie Rooney and Ambrose Harrington.

She graduated from St. Francis Xavier Academy, Vicksburg, MS and later attended and graduated from Meridian Junior College.  In 1953, she married Bill Allison and together they raised one son. She was a communicate of St. Richards Catholic Church where she was active in her church circle.

She held membership in several luncheon clubs and bridge groups.

She is preceded in death by her husband Bill, and son David and brother, William Richard Harrington.

She is survived by her three grandchildren, Dr. Patrick Allison, David Allison, and Gwyndolyn Allison.  

Memorials may be made to St. Richard's Catholic Church.