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OBIT: Mrs. Merlean West Allred, Age 82, Of Ashland City

Mrs. Merlean West Allred

Mrs. Merlene Alldred, a homemaker of Ashland City, died at the age of 82 at 7:35 a.m. Thursday morning September 28, 2017 at the Alive Hospice Madison Campus where she was admitted September 25th from the Centennial Medical Center.

Sunday afternoon October 1st funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted at 3 p.m. by Bro. Jimmy Gregory. Burial followed beside her son at the Davis Cemetery in the Russell Hill Community.

Born Mary Merlene West in the Russell Hill Community of Macon County on August 6, 1935, she was one of ten children of the late Carsie Johnson West Sr. who died June 11, 1980 at the age of 73 and Sinda Eveline Davis West who died at the age of 76 on January 21, 1988.

She was preceded in death by four siblings, Louise West Booker, Charles West, Hulen West and Carsey West Jr.

Mrs. Allred was united in marriage to Overton County native Billie Royce Alldred Sr. who preceded her in death at the age of 48 on September 10, 1980.

She was preceded in death by a son, James “Jimmy” Allred who died September 1, 2012 at the age of 45.

As a child Mrs. Allred attended the Russell Hill Missionary Baptist Church with her family.

Surviving are four children, Shera Jackson of Murfreesboro, Teresa Quillen of Nashville, Billie Allred Jr. and wife Twale of Nashville, David Allred of Ashland City; five siblings, Christine Goad of the Willette Community, Mildred Ray of Joelton, Belle Brittan of Columbia, Danny West of Pleasant View, Ray Dean West and wife Shirley of Lafayette; eleven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.