Maude Edwina Crosby Allen

Published 4:20 pm Thursday, January 14, 2021

Funeral services for Mrs. Maude Edwina Crosby Allen will be on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at Calvary Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto, MS, at 2:00 PM with burial to follow in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Hal Hatten and Bro. Jacob Glasz will be officiating the services with Brookhaven Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will also be at the church on the same day from 12:00 PM until time of the service at 2:00 PM.

Mrs. Allen, of Bogue Chitto, MS, passed from this life on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Countrybrook Living Center in Brookhaven, MS. She was born on April 21, 1940, in Bogue Chitto, MS, to Henry Thomas and Maude Smith Crosby. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church; worked for many years at Hartley Gove Thermometer Plant, Lincoln County School District as a school bus driver/ cafeteria manager, and Delphi as a production worker; and enjoyed spending time with family, traveling and shopping. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; sisters, Audra Mae Crosby Wright, Mary Imogene Crosby Falvey, Addie Faye Crosby Dixon and Jean Lynn Crosby Reeves; brothers, Henry Thomas “Sonny” Crosby Jr., Lamar Crosby, John Wesley Crosby, Gerald “Jerry” Crosby and James Glenn “Butch” Crosby; sisters-in-law, Jewel Smith Crosby, Betty Jo Smith Allen and Earline Newel Allen; and brothers-in-law, Vernon Wright, Hugh Allen, Aubrey Allen, Randolph Falvey and Hulon Dixon.

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Survivors are her husband, George Melvin Allen; sons, George Gregory Allen and Stephen Randell Allen (Jill Rousseau), both of Bogue Chitto, MS, and niece, Vickie Douchard of Wesson, MS; grandchildren, Georganna Suzanne Allen, Stephen Philip Allen, Danielle Grace Allen, Meagan Rousseau and Hunter Rousseau; sisters-in-law, Clara Bell Allen, Eva Allen, Ruth Crosby, Mattaline Crosby Moak, Mary Crosby and Bobbie Crosby; brothers-in-law, N. S. Allen, Troy Allen and Melvin Reeves; and a host of family and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to KDMC, Countrybrook Living Center and The Brookhaven Dialysis Units.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.

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