Edna Gertrude Allen

Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Gertrude Allen, age 89 of Bernice, LA, were held
at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro.
Scott Scallon and Bro. Tony Walton officiating. Interment followed at Shiloh
Baptist Church cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mrs. Edna was a 1952 graduate of Bernice High School and a graduate of
Bossier City Business College. She worked for over 34 years at Lindsey Bonded
Warehouse in Bernice, LA. Mrs. Edna was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church
and a past member of the Order of Eastern Star. She was known for “telling it like
it is” and would warn you.
Mrs. Edna was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Carl Allen;
parents, Patrick and Alice Ivey Goodrum; daughter and son in law, Anita and
James Cook; brother, Max E. Goodrum; and great granddaughter, Haley Renea
Dupree.
She is survived by her three daughters, Delene (Mike) O’Rear, Rhonda Lewis,
and Renea (Otis) King; grandchildren, Steven (Sherri) Ellis, Alisha Simonson,
Thomas (Shirley) Cook, Christy (Gary) Davidson, and Seth (Jolie) King; ten great
grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; and a host of extended family. 
Visitation was held at 12:30 PM, prior to the service at Shiloh Baptist Church. In
lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made to Shiloh Cemetery
Fund, in care of Shiloh Baptist Church.

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