ALLINGTON, MARY ANNE - age 74 of Knoxville, passed away March 30, 2011 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was born in Monarch, VA, graduated high school at Pennington Cap, VA and attended Asbury College. Mary was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She was retired from the Department of Energy, Oak Ridge. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Rosa Alsup; brothers, Curtis, Robert, Richard and Daniel Alsup; sisters, Bron Bradshaw and Mae Anderson. She is survived by husband, James F. Allington; son, James Stephen Allington; granddaughter, Rosa Copeland; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Marie Carr and husband Garland of Orlando, FL. Her love of animals, plants and flowers defined her loving nature. She rescued numerous dogs and cats over the years. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 3rd at Weaver Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday April 4th at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on Lyons View Pike at 11:30 a.m. The service will be held in the rotunda with Rev. Calhoun of Church of the Good Samaritan officiating.