Obituary for Allison Harmeling of Southern Pines

Allison “Suzanne” Harmeling, 38 of Southern Pines, passed away surrounded by her family on May 30, 2022 after a courageous battle from cancer.

She was born on May 8, 1984 in Cheraw, South Carolina to Michael Kenneth Graham and Sheila Ashburn Graham. Suzanne was a free spirit that loved yoga, hiking and camping at the beach and mountains.  She was definitely a “modern day hippie” that loved nature and everything outdoors.  She was an avid animal rescuer that fostered numerous animals over the years.  She was a true friend to many and especially the “6 Amigos” who were friends since high school and her soul “bestie” sister.  A devoted wife, daughter, sister and aunt, Suzanne will be missed by all that knew her.

Suzanne was preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Tad Graham and her maternal grandfather, Charles Ashburn.

She is survived by her loving husband, Adam; mother, Sheila Graham; father, Michael Graham and his wife, Lisa; sister, Kristi Boob and her husband, Brad and their children, Bailee, Kallie, and Kamryn. Godparents George amd Ann Garner. Mother-in-law, Jennifer Ward; father-in-law, Bernard Joseph Harmeling; brother-in-law, BJ Harmeling (Natalie) and their children, Braden and Lauren; sister-in-law, Emily Magee (Todd) and their children, Zachary and Madelyn;  paternal grandmother, Pat Graham and maternal grandmother, Faye Ashburn; uncles David Graham and Richard Ashburn; step-siblings Kevin and Tony DePozo and Elizabeth Houston (Ty); also survived by many other family, friends and “dog mom” to Luna and Gryff and the late Lainey and Carson.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 4 PM to Sunset at River Pines 2555 Farm Life School Road Carthage, NC 28327.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Suzanne’s name may be made to a local animal rescue group of your choice.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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