Juanita C. Allen

Juanita Cockerham Allen, 83, of Jena, passed from this life on Friday, January 10, 2020.

She was born April 5, 1936 in Little Creek to the union of her parents, Dewey Cockerham and Audie Ganey Cockerham.

Juanita was employed at LaSalle General Hospital for 20 years. She loved reading, cooking, word puzzles, and her grandchildren.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 13, in the chapel of Hixson Brothers Funeral Home of Jena with the Revs. Joel Johnson and Scotty McDowell officiating.

Interment followed in the Chalk Hill Cemetery in the Little Creek Community under direction of Hixson Brothers, Inc. of Jena.

She was preceded in death by her husband, O. K. Allen; and her parents.

Those left to cherish in her memory include her sons, Randy Allen and wife Susie of Jena, and Dewey Allen and wife Debbie of Duson; daughter, Dianna Jones and husband Dee of Trout; brother, J. W. Cockerham of Jena; five grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Kevin Allen, Hadley Allen, Brody Conway, Ross Cockerham, Luke Allen, and Eli Atwell.

Honorary pallbearers were Dee Jones, Brent Atwell, and James Cockerham.

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