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Edna Pearl Oberhansley Allred
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1900
Payson
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1970
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA

Daughter of Herman Oberhansley and Amelia Smith
Wife of Moses Thatcher Allred

OGDEN - Pearl Oberhansley Allred, 70, author and former English instructor at Weber State College, died Sunday (27 Dec 1970) in an Ogden hospital of a heart ailment. Mrs. Allred, a graduate of Utah State University, did graduate study at both Stanford University and the University of Utah. She taught courses in English composition and contemporary American literature at Weber College for 10 years. During that time Mrs. Allred also served as an adviser to the "Sign Post," a student newspaper which won a number of national awards Mrs. Allred served as a literary adviser for the Carnegie Free Library for more than 25 years, during which time she also wrote and presented a weekly radio program, "Adventures in Reading," with her husband. Mrs. Allred wrote numerous plays including "Orchids for Margaret." A past president of the Woman's Drama Club, Mrs. Allred also was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served on the MIA stake board. A native of Payson, Mrs. Allred was born April 30, 1900, the daughter of Herman and Amelia Smith Oberhansley. She married M. Thatcher Allred June 9, 1923, in Bozeman, Mont. Survivors include her husband, Ogden, a son, 2 daughters, Gordon T., Ogden; Mrs. Gail (Joan Sanders) Kubik, Logan; Carolyn (Penny) Wright, San Anselmo, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Orrin C. (Laura) Gardner, Roosevelt. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Flowers Mortuary, Ogden, where friends may call Tuesday 7-9 p.m., Wednesday 30 minutes prior to services. Burial will be in Aultorest Memorial Park. The family suggests contributions to the Arthritis Foundation, 1935 S. Main, Salt Lake City. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman Oberhansley (1852 - 1908)
  Amelia Oberhansley (1855 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Moses Thatcher Allred (1896 - 1978)
 
 Siblings:
  Minnie Oberhansley Harmon (1889 - 1970)*
  Francis Reid Oberhansley (1896 - 1967)*
  Edna Pearl Oberhansley Allred (1900 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Aultorest Memorial Park
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: kent shepard
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35902756
Edna Pearl <i>Oberhansley</i> Allred
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