Kenneth Allred

Published 3:23 pm Friday, April 24, 2020

Kenneth Allred, 93, a resident of Bogue Chitto, MS passed away April 22, 2020 at the Veterans Nursing Facility in Collins, MS. 

Graveside services will be held Sunday April 26, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Adams United Methodist Church.  Hartman Jones Funeral Home will handle the arrangements.

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Mr. Allred was born January 6, 1927 in Lincoln Co. MS to Thomas D. Allred and Georgia Allred.  He was a member of Adams United Methodist Church and a Shriner and a Mason with the Auburn Lodge #244.  Mr. Allred served his country in the United States Army.  He was a farmer, working into his 90s. He also worked for many years at Armstrong Tire.  He loved to fish and bird hunt.  Mr. Allred was lovingly referred to as the gum man by the children in the church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Abigail Case Allred, his son; Kenneth Bernard Allred, his grandson; Jeremy Boyd, his son-in-law; Gene Boyd, six brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by his daughters; Dianne Boyd of Bogue Chitto, Nelda Hodges (Wayne) of Bogue Chitto, Janice Davis (Charles) of Brookhaven, a brother; Larry Allred (Clarice), grandchildren; Jenny Buffington (Joe), Jeff Boyd, Jonathan Hodges (Sarah), Jessica Rempel (James), Julie Hodges, Stephanie Jordan (Brandon) and Brian Davis, 10 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be:  Jonathan Hodges, James Rempel, Joe Buffington and Brian Davis.

Honorary pallbearer will be Jeff Boyd. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Adams United Methodist Church building fund.

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