Norma Hight Allred, 95, of Rancho Cucamonga, CA died peacefully at home in the early hours of Friday morning, Jan. 14, 2018.
Norma was born on Sept. 9, 1922 in Standardville, Utah, the daughter of Wallace D. and Ethel Elliott Hight.
Norma was married to her beloved husband and lifetime companion, Wallace A. Allred, Jr. on Nov. 13, 1943 in Oakland, CA. They were sealed in the Salt Lake City, LDS Temple on Sept. 28, 1945.
She graduated from Davis High School and shared her lifetime love of learning with her children and grandchildren. She worked for several years in the Counseling Office at San Pedro High School.
She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and together with her husband served as missionaries on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. They also served as workers in the Los Angeles and San Diego LDS Temples.
Norma’s theme for her life was “you can choose to be happy,” and she shared her joy of living with her family and all she met.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Wallace Earl Hight and John Elliott Hight, her sisters, Virginia Hight Creer, Lois Ilene Hight Rasmussen and Ethel Dawn Hight Bain, her beloved husband Wallace A. Allred, Jr., and Michael Kersee, a grandson.
She is survived by her brother, Alan Dean Hight, her children John Alan (Barbara Elizabeth “Cookie” Sheeley), Patricia (Dennis R. Kersee, Jr.), Leslie Jean (Robert R. Gale), and Carolyn Guzman, and 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday Jan. 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6541 Woodruff Place, Rancho Cucamonga, CA. She will be interred in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, at 11 a.m. on Saturday Jan. 27, 2018.