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Mary Helen Harris Allred
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1926
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 2011
Davis County
Utah, USA

Mary Helen Harris Allred went home on July 3, 2011 at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, UT. She resided at 2727 South 50 West in Bountiful, Utah at the time of her death.

Born in Randlett, UT on June 26, 1926 to Hannah Theresa Wall and Lorin John Harris, the first child of five children.

Helen attended the U. of U. while working at LDS Hospital. She trained as a Lab Technician and later earned her certification as the only Lab Technician at the Uintah County Hospital in Vernal, UT for nearly thirty years.

Helen married Glen Ervin Allred on August 24, 1949 in the Salt Lake Temple. They are survived by five children: Gwen (Clark) Christian, Dale (Amy), Linda, Garth (Judy), Ann (Fred) Van Weerd; and one son - nephew Jay Dee Harris (Brenda), thirty-six grandchildren, forty-three great-grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, and eight step-great-grandchildren; a brother Bill (Grace) and sister-in-law Elna. Preceded in death by her husband, Glen, sister Alice, brothers Lewis and Warren (Frosty), and a grandson Jacob Allred.

She was devoted to her family and was active in the LDS Church, where she was the Primary Pianist, Sunday School, and Gospel Doctrine Teacher, as well as a devoted Visiting Teacher.

She served two missions, an Indian mission in White Rocks, UT with her family (1969-1971) and a proselyting mission to the San Jose California Mission (1988-1990).

Helen was an avid reader and scriptorian. She was never idle. Helen loved making Barbie doll clothes, clothing, special dresses for the granddaughters, Christmas stockings for the grandchildren, quilts, and pajamas.

She took classes in Levi's and underclothes making, cake decorating, refinishing and upholstering furniture. She loved to learn. We love you and will miss you.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Val Verda Fifth Ward Chapel, 2633 South 50 West, Bountiful, where a viewing will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to the services.
Interment: Bountiful Memorial Park.
Published in the Deseret News on July 6, 2011. 
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  Glen Ervin Allred (1921 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Bountiful Memorial Park
Davis County
Utah, USA
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Jul 05, 2011
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Mary Helen <i>Harris</i> Allred
Added by: Ryan D. Curtis
Mary Helen <i>Harris</i> Allred
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- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Jul. 5, 2011

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