Wilma Anderson


(Aug. 20, 2004)

Funeral services are scheduled today (Tuesday) at 1 p.m. in the Cowley Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for Wilma Sonora Allred Anderson, 83, who died Friday, Aug. 20 at North Big Horn Hospital in Lovell after a short battle with cancer.

She was born Dec. 19, 1920, in Lovell to John Orvel Allred and Iva Gifford Allred. She lived most of her life in the Lovell-Cowley area.

She was a member of the LDS Church and served in many leadership positions. She also served her community, including service as a cemetery board member and an election poll volunteer. She loved the outdoors, and she painted the beautiful scenery she enjoyed, with many of her paintings hanging in the homes of family and friends.

Survivors include six children, Sharon (Don) Banks and Arlene (Les) Brimhall of Cody, Bill (Marianne)Anderson of Cowley, Sydney (Steve) Brayton of Salem, Ore., Mark (Kerry) Anderson of Greybull and Robyn (Doug) Savage of Lovell; one brother, Keith Allred of Cowley; three sisters, Fernith Adolf and Rebecca Walker of Lovell and Violet Averett of West Valley City, Utah; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Woody; a daughter, Ranee; a brother, two sisters and a granddaughter.

Burial will be in the Cowley Cemetery under the direction of Haskell Funeral Home.