Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Obituary of Myrtle Lee Simmons Allred (c.1914-2007)

Myrtle Lee Simmons Allred (c.1914-2007)
Apr 18, 2007 - 12:30:29 am CDT

ELON, N.C. - Myrtle Lee Simmons Allred, 93, of 1280 Milesville Rd. went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 12, 2007 at her home after two months of failing health and a one week critical illness. She was born in Caswell County, daughter of the late John D. and Mamie Miles Simmons, and was married to the late William Preston Allred. She was a member of Concord Christian Church where she was also a member of the Women's Fellowship.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Delmar W. and Brenda Allred of Elon, John W. Allred of Burlington, Melvin D. and Patsy Allred of Elon, Claude A. and Linda Allred of Burlington; 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 7 step grandchildren and sisters, Eva S. Coble of Graham, Sue S. Brooks and Doris S. Simpson, both of Burlington. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brothers, Edgar, Doake, Claude and Earl Simmons; and daughter-in-law, Connie T. Allred.

The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Concord Christian Church by Pastor Keith Murray with burial following in the church cemetery. The family received friends at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory and at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concord Christian Church c/o Doug Simmons 5730 Cherry Grove Rd. Elon, NC 27244 or to Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell 914 Chapel Hill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 18 April 2007.

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