Leta V. (Warren) Allred, 90, of Apple Springs, was born September 29, 1920 in Apple Springs, Texas and passed away January 7, 2011 in a local hospital. Mrs. Allred was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was devoted to her family and her husband of 64 years, W. H. \'d2Billy\'d3 Allred. She was a great seamstress and enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was a member of Apple Springs Baptist Church where she served faithfully in many capacities throughout the years. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Kenneth McFarland of Lumberton; granddaughter and husband, Kelly and Jeff Dalton of Spring; grandson and wife, Jerry and Tiffany McFarland of Lumberton; great-grandchildren, Macie McFarland, Kambrie McFarland, Averie McFarland, Emma Kate Dalton and Tucker Dalton; special niece and husband, Jean and Buddy D\'d5Olive; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mary (Fagilee) and Edmond Warren; husband , William H. Allred; infant son; brother, Steve Warren; and sisters, Donnie Ethel Hicks and Eudie Stewart. Pallbearers will be Buddy D\'d5Olive, Keith Allred, Kenneth Smith, Jimmy Powers, Glenn Jones, James Hicks and Jimmy Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will be the Ladies of Distinction. Memorials may be made to Apple Springs Baptist Church, P. O. Box 22, Apple Springs, TX 75926. Services for Mrs. Allred will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2011 in Apple Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Horace Fletcher and Bro. Lindsey Nimmons officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday evening at Gipson Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Jan. 10, 2011