Juanita Dickerson Allen, 82, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Brandon Nursing & Rehab Center in Brandon, MS. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS. A second visitation will be held Friday, February 2, 2018 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home Chapel in Grapeland with graveside services following at Muse Cemetery.
Mrs. Allen was born January 23, 1936 in Louisville, MS. She was retired from The Taylor Group where she was a data entry clerk, and she was very active in the Meals on Wheels ministry. She was preceded in death by her husband Don M. Allen, Sr. her parents Lelia Goolsby Dickerson and James Reginald Dickerson, two sisters, Eleanor D. Rives and Karnese D. Turner and one brother James R. Dickerson, Jr.
She is survived by her daughter Laura A. (Gary) Mayo of Brandon, MS., her son Don M. Allen, Jr.of Houston, five grandchildren; Brian and Marissa Allen, Brad Allen, Jacob Burchfield, Christal and Don Roberts, and Kelsie and Jeremy Inman, four great grandchildren, Jayden Garza, Brannon Allen, Olivia Allen, and Jonathan “Jack” Allen and her niece Ann and Terry Reyonlds.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or St. Jude Children’s Reasearch Hospital.
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