Category: Sherman Clifton Allen

Pastor faces more abuse charges

She says the paddlings began when she was in the sixth grade. Her family’s pastor, the Rev. Sherman Clifton Allen, would order her to grab her ankles, she said, and he paddled her until her bottom turned purple. The woman, now 41, says she was punished if Allen was told that her room was messy, that she had made a bad grade or that she had committed some other infraction.