Kathryn Dennis’ Mother Allison Calhoun Dennis Dies At 59

kathryn dennis
Source: Bravo TV

Aug. 8 2019, Published 6:21 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Allison Calhoun Dennis, mother of Southern Charm star Kathryn Dennis, passed away on August 7 at the age of 59.

Article continues below advertisement

A source close to the family confirmed the news on August 8 to People. Allison died of an extended illness she suffered from since early 2018.

“Their family requests privacy while they mourn with the sad loss,” a source told People. “They’re very private people and they want their time to cope.”

Article continues below advertisement
kathryn dennis southern charm
Source: Bravo TV

"My mom's my best friend. She stuck by me through so much. I don't know what I would do without her," the Southern Charm star, 26, said in April 2019.

Article continues below advertisement
Kathryn Dennis

Allison was a descendant of John C. Calhoun, the nation’s seventh vice president. She had previously battled cancer and lived with Kathryn at the time.

Article continues below advertisement

“She was sick for a year and a half and I was taking care of her,” Kathryn explained to People. “She’s since been living with me, essentially. It’s great to have her around, especially because she’s so good with the kids.” Kathryn has two children, Saint and Kensie.

Article continues below advertisement

She added, “She’s amazing. She’s the best mom I could ever hope for with everything.” Allison went to court to defend her daughter during her custody battle with Thomas Ravenel.

Funeral arrangements for Allison have yet to be announced.


Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 OK!™️. A DIVISION OF EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP INC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.