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Ardith Bowden Allred

10/07/1925 - 02/08/2020

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Ardith Bowden Allred, age 94, formerly of Roosevelt, passed away February 8, 2020, in Kaysville.

She was born October 7, 1925, in Maeser, UT to George Albert Bowden and Ethel Clunnie DeFriez. She attended school in Vernal and graduated from Uintah High School.

Ardith married Jack Lavell Allred February 27, 1946 in Vernal, Utah; later solemnized March 3, 1950 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She loved her family and was happiest when she was surrounded by those she loved. She was a fun loving person and always ready for an adventure. Her kindness and generosity were evidence of her great capacity for love.

Ardith was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She lived her life in such a way that her children and grandchildren knew of her great love for her Savior. She served in various callings throughout her life, and also served as an ordinance worker in the Vernal Utah LDS Temple.

Ardith is survived by six children Clark (Rebecca), Rex, Nadine (Reed) Hall, Ted (Eileen), Kathy (Mark) Hewlett and Dixie (Curtis) Madsen; son-in-law Richard Meryhew; 27 grandchildren, and 34 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband Jack, daughter Karol, parents, brothers, Wesley and Alvin, and sister, Ethel, and grandson, Joel.

Funeral services will be held Saturday February 15, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Uintah River Ward Chapel (6877 N 10600 E) in Lapoint. A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Interment: Vernal Memorial Park.

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  • Dear Kathy and Mark Hewlett and Allred family,
    We have enjoyed getting to know Ardith at the Villas especially during the Sunday services. We know that she is now with her beloved eternal companion and those loved ones that preceded her. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    With love,
    Vic and Carol Crowther

    — Carol & Vic Crowther

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