Monday, January 29, 2018

Juanita Dickerson Allen

Mrs. 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 30th, from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home in Louisville, MS. A second visitation will be held Friday, February 2nd at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home in Grapeland, TX from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. with graveside services following at Muse Cemetery in Grapeland, TX. 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, TX; five grandchildren, Brian (Marissa) Allen, Brad Allen, Jacob Burchfield, Christal (Don) Roberts, and Kelsie (Jeremy) Inman; four great grandchildren, Jayden Garza, Brannon Allen, Olivia Allen, and Johnathan “Jack” Allen; and her niece, Ann (Terry) Reynolds of Louisville.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital