Cover photo for Bernice Allen's Obituary
Bernice Allen Profile Photo
1935 Bernice 2023

Bernice Allen

February 4, 1935 — September 2, 2023

Bernice F. Allen, 88, Carthage, MO born February 4, 1935 in East St. Louis passed away September 2, 2023 after a short illness.

Bernice graduated from Dupo High School Class of 1952. She worked for First Illinois Bank in East St. Louis for 44 years retiring in 2000. She enjoyed traveling and going to Cardinal Baseball games.

She was preceded in death by her husband Edward in 2007. Bernice and Edward were married in 1952. She was also preceded in death by two children, Edward Jr and Sandra L. Allen, her loving companion, James E. Farless, her parents Homer and Olive (Nee Ferris) Weaver, one brother Homer Weaver Jr, sisters Carolyn Ozrowicz and Joyce Fruits , brother-in-law's Ira Fruits and Charles F. Miller Jr.

Survivors include sister Harriett Miller, Carthage and sister-in-law Sally Weaver, New Baden; Many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, September 9, 2023 at the Valhalla Gardens, 3412 Frank Scott Pkwy West, Belleville, IL 62226.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bernice Allen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, September 9, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 533

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree