57-year-old Flora Allen Hopson aka Flo Allen Hopson born August 02, 1955 in Connecticut is as we all know Ray Allen’s athletic mother. Flo and her husband Walter Allen Sr. welcomed their son Ray their third child of five they had [3 girls Kristie, Kimberly, Talisha and 2 boys Ray and John ]on July 20, 1975 in Castle Air Force Base, near Merced, California where Walter was stationed. Flo and Walker Allen got divorce and she is now married to her second husband Derek Hopson a psychologist in Windermere, FL.
Flo Allen decided to change her lifestyle and healthy habits when her grandson Walker, Ray’s third son with his wife Shannon Walker Williams was diagnosed with Hepatitis A in 2008, it was then that she began running in Marathons to raised money for the Joslin Diabetes center.
His daughter in-law Shannon walker Williams got married to her son on Saturday, August 16th, 2008 at Martha’s Vineyard. they dated since 2004 and have four children together Tierra, ray III, Walker and their baby son Wynstan Ryan Allen born on January 25, 2012.
Flora Allen has 13 grandson and granddaughters, she was planning to hug Ray’s former Celtics at the game against his son’s current team.