Frances A. Hallman, 72, of Columbia, died on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Born July 21, 1949, in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Grady Allison and Lula Turner Allison.

A member of Denny Terrace Baptist Church, Ms. Frances loved her family, especially her grandchildren and their friends.

Survivors include her children, Michelle Baughman (Brad), Michael Hallman (Esther); grandchildren, Dylan, Brody, Nevaeh, and Bodhi; siblings, James Allison, and Shirley Mancil; and her beloved pup, Bella. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Michael Hallman; and brother, William “Baby Bill” Allison.

The funeral service for Mrs. Hallman will be held 2 o’clock, Thursday, January 13, 2022, at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will greet friends on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 6 until 8 o’clock, at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel. All are welcome to attend, however, masks and social distancing practices are encouraged. A livestream of the service will be available by visiting Ms. Frances’ tribute page at

Memorials may be made to The Breast Cancer Foundation, Susan G. Komen, 13770 Noel Rd., Ste. 801889, Dallas, TX, 75380.

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