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Obituary: ALLRED, MARALYN

Maralyn Allred1925 ~ 2013Reta Maralyn Morrison Allred passed away on December 15, 2013 at her home in East Millcreek, Utah surrounded by her family. Maralyn was born August 10, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Arthur Wendell and Lydia Christensen Morrison. She graduated South High School in 1943. She married Clarence Eugene Allred on January 2, 1946 and their marriage was later solemnized in 1954 in the Salt Lake Temple.Maralyn was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had an enduring testimony of the Savior and set an example of generous, selfless love by reaching out to those she found to be in need. She served in numerous callings, including ward Primary and Relief Society President. She and Clarence served a mission in the Salt Lake Riverside Stake and as ordinance workers in the Salt Lake Temple.Her beloved vocation was as a wife, mother, grandma and homemaker, but she also worked for Wasatch Plumbing Supply, JC Penny, Zions Bank and First Utah Bank. She is survived by her husband and their six children and spouses; Evan (Carol) Allred, Lt. Col. (ret.) Joseph (Kathy) Allred, Arnold (Gigi) Allred, Alma (Robyn) Allred, David (Julie) Allred and Lisa (Bill) Morey; a sister, Gloria (Harry) Van Soolen; a sister-in-law, BJ (Arnold W. 'Bud') Morrison; 27 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, two nephews and one niece. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother. She had a large number of wonderful and caring friends.Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at Noon at the Valley View Stake Center, 2245 East 3900 South. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, and at the church Friday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. The family wishes to express its sincere appreciation to Colleen Jenkins and the staff at Legacy Healthcare. Messages for the family can be posted and an extended obituary can be read at: www.HolbrookMortuary.com