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John Shirly Allred
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the East Line Street Cemetery in Bishop for 45-year Bishop resident John Shirly Allred. Winnedumah Masonic Lodge No. 827 will officiate. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Bishop with Pastor Randy Skoretz officiating. Visitation will be from noon-5 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Brune Mortuary in Bishop.
Born Dec. 15, 1926 at home in Gardena to Thomas Kelsey Allred and Elsie Westad Allred, of English and Norwegian descent respectively, John died March 21, 2011 at his home in Bishop. He was 84.
John was a member of the Winnedumah Lodge No. 287. He and Don Talmage developed the Ranch Road Estates and built several homes in the area.
He is survived by his wife, Merna J. Allred of Bishop; sons, Kelly B. Allred and John Lindsay Allred, both of Bishop; sister, Julie Sondergaard of Hemet; and grandchildren, Kristy and Kelsey Allred of Bishop and Corey and Ryan Allred of Big Pine.
Donations in John’s memory may be made to the Hospice of the Owens Valley, 155 Pioneer Ln., Bishop, CA 93514.