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Verda D. Allen

  Verda Dopp Allen 96, wife of the late Bill Allen, passed away at her home in Wilford, Friday, June 3, 2011 from natural causes.

Verda was born Oct. 3, 1914 at Burley, Idaho the daughter of Henry Carlos and Mary Idell Henderson Dopp. She grew up in Cornish, ID.; Lewiston, UT.; Weiser, ID.; and on the Teton River in Twin Groves, Idaho.

She married William “Bill Glover Allen on May 20, 1935 at St. Anthony. The marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on Oct. 13, 1984. They had 5 children- Renee, Caroline, Billie, Bert and Ada. They lived in St. Anthony, ID.; Fruitvale, ID.; Henrys Lake for nine year and Bondurant, Wyoming for 20 years. After Mr. Allen's retirement they moved back to St. Anthony area in l976 living the summers in St. Anthony and the winters in Arizona. Mr. Allen died Nov. 23, 1999.

Verda enjoyed her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, they were her life. She also enjoyed reading, cooking, old music, and needle work. She appreciated her visiting teachers and at 96 still lived alone and was very independent.

She is survived by two daughters Renee (Jimmy Steven, Billie Mackert, 12 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by 3 children, 1 great grandchild, 2 sisters and 3 brothers.

Services will be conducted Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilford LDS Church with Bp. Rod Dalling, Officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Monday evening from 7 to 8:30 P.M. and at the Wilford Church Tuesday one hour prior to the services. Interment will be in the Parker Cemetery.

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