Information for Ellis McAllister Allred
12 December, 1908
25 September, 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ellis Allred

     Services for Ellis McAllister Allred, 77, of Nampa, and formerly of Mackinaw, Ill., who died Thursday, Sept. 15 (actually should be Sept. 25), at the Nampa hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the Nampa Seventh Ward LDS Church, Sunny Ridge Road.
     Bishop Mike Madison will officiate with burial to follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Mr. Allred was born Dec. 12, 1908, at Manti, Utah, to John Frank and Minerva McAllister Allred.  He was reared and educated in Manti.  Hel later attended Snow College in Utah.
     After his schooling, he moved to Evanston, Wyo., where he worked at the Union Pacific Railroad shops.
     He married Ann E. Peterson Feb. 21, 1931, at Morgan, Utah.  Their marriage was solemnized Sept. 7, 1967, at the Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Temple.
     After their marriage, they lived in Wyoming and several other Western states while he worked for the Hillyard Chemical Co. as a salesman.  They moved to Illinois in 1936 and settled in Mackinaw.  He continued with Hillyard until his retirement in 1974.
     In April 1975, they moved to Nampa, where they had since resided.
     He was a member of the Nampa Seventh Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was First Counselor of the High Priest Group.  He had also been Branch President while in Illinois and had been on the High Council and the District Council.
     He was past president of the Mackinaw Savings and Loan and a charter member of the Lions Club there.
     He is survived by his wife of Nampa; four sons, Jay E. Allred of Shelbyville, Ill., Alan D. Allred of Paxton, Ill., John G. Allred of Morton, Ill., and Mark P. Allred of Orem, Utah; a sister, Merle Barrett of Citrus Heights, Calif.; two brothers, Karl Allred of St. George, Utah, and Lenzi Allred of Luguna Niguel, Calif.; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by a sister, a son, Marvin Ray, and a great-grandson.
     Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program, Mercy Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651, or flowers may be sent.
     Friends may call at the Nampa chapel Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.