Wilna Brown Allred passed away on June 13th, 2019 just shy of her 95th birthday. Wilna was born on June 20th, 1924 to Manila Bird Brown and William “Bill” Brown in Springville, Utah. She was their only child. She attended school and spent most of her life living in Springville. She married Dale Andrew Allred on May 13th, 1944 and they spent over seventy years together. They had two children, Diana Allred Williams and William “Bill” Allred. Her husband and both children preceded her in death.
Wilna was a talented and intelligent woman who loved to sew, cook, read, garden, quilt, puzzle, and swim. She also enjoyed her time working at The Springville Herald and volunteering at Utah Valley Hospital. Grandma and grandpa were always there to support their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at almost every sporting event, school function, or recital they were involved in. They were also able to travel the world including trips to Europe, Australia, Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii and nearly everywhere in the US.
Wilna is survived by her uncle Dean Bird, sister-in-law Anne Keck, son-in-law John Williams, daughter-in-law Judy Kaas, grandchildren Darin & Sheri Williams, Cydney & Todd Asay, Justin & Natalie Williams, Ashley & Heidi Allred, Tracy & Jeremy Anderson, and Shannon & Travis Dalley. Wilna will be missed by all, including nieces, nephews, great grandchildren, family, friends, and caregivers. A private service will be held in her honor for family and friends.
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