Berva Delilah Dawson Halphen was born on May 29, 1958 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Slade James and Celena Dawson Sholes. She was called home to glory on Sunday, April 19, 2020.\n\nBerva was the baby girl of her siblings and the wife of Lionel Halphen Jr. She accepted Christ and was baptized after Katrina in Baton Rouge, LA. She was a product of the Orleans Parish School System and attended St. Monica Catholic School, James Derham Middle School, and Booker T. Washington High School. She was a committed employee of Schwegmann's for 19 years, Ochsner Hospital of Jefferson, LA for 10 years and most recently Rouses Supermarket for the past 8 years.\n\nBerva loved her family and close friends. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband Lionel Halphen, Jr., 1 son Christopher Halpher Sr.; 4 daughters, Alecia Boutte Fountain, Veronica Halphen Chambliss (Randy), Monica Dawson and Kristen White; 1 sister, LaDorthy Trahan of New Orleans, LA.; 3 brothers Genaro Smith (Ngoc) of Los Angeles, CA, Humiller Trahan of Houston, TX and Byrce Sholes (Lori) of Baton Rouge, LA; grandchildren: Charles F,III, Maurice C, Jr, Abdul F. Jr, Christianne H, Amajah F, Jaylen S, Autumn S, Diamond N, Imani H, Devon N, Rober'Nae C, Ryan C, Rob'Vianne C, Christopher H Jr, Nehemyah C Elijah C and Jeremiah; great-grandson Damian C. and host of other relatives and friends. \n\nShe was preceded in death by her parents Slade James and Celena D. Sholes and one brother Standford J. Dawson.\n\nTo share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guest book, please visit: www.treasurefunerals.com Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052.\n\n"When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!