Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Sherma Allred Jensen passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 15, 2016. Sherma was born May 20, 1931 to Ruel Burns Allred and Ruby Elizabeth Larsen in Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. She graduated from high school in Sanpete where she was a cheerleader and later, she was a cheerleader at BYU.
Sherma married Thomas Fenton Jensen on September 21, 1953 in the Salt Lake City Temple. They were married for 63 years. They were blessed with four wonderful children: daughter Terry Ann Casto (Dick), Henderson, Nevada, son Tom Jensen (Susan), Scottsdale, Arizona, son Dick Jensen (Greer), Kaysville, Utah, and daughter Liz Jensen Wilde (Gabe), Vancouver, Washington.
Her greatest passion was her family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always had a smile on her face, she never complained about her own problems and the pain she endured. She was truly a humble and compassionate woman.
She is survived by her husband Thomas Fenton Jensen, brother Blake Allred, sister-in-law Linda Allred, sister Mosey White, and sister Jane James.
She was preceded in death by sister Viola and brother-in-law Bud Jensen, sister-in-law Mary Ellen Allred, brother-in-law Joe White and brother Osral Allred.
Her legacy includes her 4 children, 13 grandchildren, and19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS ward chapel, 1111 East Charlton (2815 South), Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. preceding the funeral. She will be interned at the Memorial Cemetery, 4900 South Memory Lane, Holladay, Utah.