Bernice Allen, 69, passed away on Jan. 3, 2019. She was born Sept. 15, 1949 in Edna to Ernest and Inese Rucker Lawson. She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Betty Cook, Mary Ida Carter and Melveria Dees; brothers, Lowell, Wesley, Aaron, and J.T. Lawson. To cherish her memory she leaves her husband, LaSalle Allen; sisters, Lillie Robinson and Sybil Napier; brother Morris Lawson; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Friday., Jan. 11, from 5-8 p.m. at Cook-Butler Funeral Home in Edna. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with burial to follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Final arrangements entrusted to Cook-Butler Funeral Home, 361-782-3821.