Judy Allison


Age: 74

matriarch of NASCAR family and wife of retired NASCAR driver Bobby Allison whose family moved to North Carolina from metro Birmingham, Alabama after her husband's retirement from racing (Bobby was a leading member of the so-called "Alabama Gang" from the 1960's through the 1980's), and who was the mother of NASCAR racer Davey Allison (who was killed in a helicopter crash at the Talladega Superspeedway in 1993) and driver Clifford Allison (who was killed in a race in Michigan in 1992).

Cause of Death: After surgery

Born: June 17, 1941

Died: December 18, 2015

Statesville, North Carolina