|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1916|
|Death: ||Oct. 14, 2001|
Parents: Oakley and Constance Clark.
Although Elvira passed away in Alturas, CA, she was a resident of Ft. Bidwell.
She also lived throughout her life in these communities: Alturas, Modoc, California
Alturas Rancheria, Modoc, California
California Pines, Modoc, California
Xl Ranch Indian Reservation, Modoc, California
Elvira Allen of Alturas, Calif. passed away on October 14, 2001 at the Warnerview Skilled Nursing Home.
Elvira was one of five children born to Oakley and Constance Clark on April 29, 1916 in Adele, Ore.
Elvira spent most of her younger years in Adele, then moved to Fort Bidwell where she attended school and graduated from Fort Bidwell High School.
She married Rollen Allen on June 8, 1933, and they lived in Fort Bidwell for awhile before moving to Likely, Calif. She was a homemaker and mother of five children.
Elvira is survived by two sons, Ray Allen and Ed Allen of Alturas; and a daughter, Alfreida Dwyer of Alturas; two brothers, Dale Clark of Eureka and Paul Clark of Red Bluff; a sister, Nellie Scherer of St. Louis, Mo.; as well as 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Elvira was preceded in death by her husband Rollen, brother Harold Clark, two daughters Arlene Ralston and Arletta Kendrick, two grandsons Lucky Ralston and Terry Kendrick, and three son-in-laws Charley Ralston, Charley Kendrick and Jim Dwyer.
Interment was at Fort Bidwell Cemetery, Fort Bidwell, Calif. on October 25, 2001.
(Obit published by "Modoc County Record" on 1 November 2001; obit contributed by Bill Gransee.)
Note: Her brother Raymond Glen Clark is also buried in this cem.
1920 U.S. Census for South Warner Twp, Lake Co., Oregon:
Oakley Clark M 41 California
Wife Constance C Clark F 34 Kansas
Son Paul Clark M 5 Oregon
Dau Elvira B Clark F 3 Oregon
Dau Nellie J Clark F 2 Oregon
Son Raymond G Clark M 1 Oregon
Mother Elvira Clark F 67 Indiana
Sister Rachel Clark F 37 California
1930 U.S. Census for Bidwell Twp, Modock Co., CA:
Oakley Clark M 52 California
Wife Constance Clark F 44 Kansas
Son Paul Clark M 15 Oregon
Dau Elvira Clark F 14 Oregon
Dau Nellie Clark F 12 Oregon
Son Harold Clark M 8 Oregon
Son Dale Clark M 5 Oregon
Oakley Clark (1878 - 1939)
Constance Clare Conklin Clark (1885 - 1973)
Rollen Edward Allen (1913 - 1989)*
Paul Clark (1914 - 2003)*
Elvira Belle Clark Allen (1916 - 2001)
Raymond Glen Clark (1919 - 1921)*
Harold James Clark (1921 - 2001)*
Calvin Dale Clark (1925 - 2003)*
Fort Bidwell Cemetery
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Dec 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81725052