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Information for Mary S. Crowe Baker Allred
15 November, 1909
3 December, 1987
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
December, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mary Allred

     Services for Mary S. Allred, 78, of Caldwell, who died Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Caldwell hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     The Rev. Jeff Cook of the Memorial Park Baptist Church, Caldwell, will officiate.  Private burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mrs. Allred was born Nov. 15, 1909, at Whitesville, Ky., to William and Mary Alice Crowe.  She lived in Whitesville until the age of 6 when she moved with her parents to Illiopolis, Ill., where she was reared and educated.
     In 1927 she moved with her family to Whittier, Calif. where she met and married Robert T. Baker on Nov. 22, 1927.  They moved to Coachella, Calif. in 1944.  Mr. Baker died in 1945.
     She returned to Whittier where she met and married David Allred and joined him in his building contracting business.  They moved to Caldwell in March 1954 and bought the Hill-Drop Ranch on South Kimball Avenue where they farmed for five years and then returned to the building contracting business.  They retired in 1971.  Mr. Allred died in 1977.
     She was a member of Memorial Park Baptist Church where she was active in various offices and Hospital Auxiliary.
     She is survived by a son, Robert Baker of Caldwell; a stepdaughter, Modesta Scott of Whittier; a stepdaughter-in-law, Wilma Fail of Caldwell; four stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a niece; and three nephews.
     She was preceded in death by a stepson, Gaylon Allred, in 1968.
     Memorials may be given to the Memorial Park Baptist Church, Caldwell.
     Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.