Barbara J. Allred will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open reception from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, March 3rd at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor's Center.
Mrs. Allred was born March 14, 1933 in Bloomington, IL. She married Jay E. Allred.
She is the mother of Bev (Rick) Woolverton of Shelbyville; Becky (Bob) Smith of Springville, Utah; Bonnie (Don) Gerkin of Atwood; and Jim (Stefanie) Allred of Effingham. She has 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.