Betty Dolores Allred, 88, of Alton, passed away at 1:31 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
She was born May 16, 1927, in Alton, the daughter of Edward Louis and Helen (Foval) Leady.
She married Donald B. Allred on June 18, 1949, at St. Patrick’s Church in Alton. He preceded her in death Feb. 7, 1988.
Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, then St. Ambrose Church. She was a member of the Mother’s Club at St. Patrick’s. Betty loved watching birds outside her window and spending time with her family.
She is survived by three children; Donna (Bob) Konneker of Carlinville, Bruce (Ann) Allred of Alton and Joseph (Carolyn) Allred of Alton; five grandchildren, Emily Allred, Andrea Allred, Joseph Konneker, Jesse Konneker and Brent Allred; and two great-grandchildren, Marleigh Konneker and Michael Allred.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, 2016 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey on with Father Steve Pohlman officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Alton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to 5 A’s Animal Shelter.