Bernice Allen Cude, 73, of Leachville, widow of Harold Cude, died Thursday, June 24, 2010, at the NEA/Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 22, 1936, in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Lillie Mae Beard Allen and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a homemaker and member of New Providence Baptist Church at Buckeye.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Allen and Carl Allen; three sisters, Mary Mae Langston, Wanda Lou Taylor, and Martha Laverure.
She is survived by a sister, Maxine Kisner of Leachville; a nephew, Chuck Allen of Leachville; and a great-niece and nephew, Jennifer and Jeffery Allen.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Howard Funeral Chapel at Leachville with Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery. The family received visitors Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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