|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1940|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1999|
Birth date is per SSDI
Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Mississippi dated March 24, 1999
Prairie – Madlyn Chesnut Allen, age 59, died Sunday, March 21, 1999 at Aberdeen-Monroe County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 23 at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in the Una Community near Prairie, with the Rev. Wade Cook and the Rev. Dempsey Rowland officiating.
The daughter of the late James Perry and Edith Austin Jones Chesnut, she was married to Leslie Foster Allen, who passed away Aug. 8, 1988. She was a retired seamstress at Big Yank in West Point and was a member of Prairie Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara A Wilson of Houston and Katherine A Card of Cedar Bluff; one son, James L Allen of West Point; one sister, Peggy Johns of Aberdeen and two brothers, Ralph Chesnut of Prairie and Joe Chesnut of Sardis.
Pallbearers were Billy Allen, Russ Allen, Roger Huffman, Lou Huffman, C W Parker and bobby Fretwell. Honorary pallbearers were her nephews, members of Prairie Baptist Church, Dr. Lionel Gamlinh, Dr. Edmund A Miller, Jr., and Dr. Andrew Wartak.
Memorials may be made to Prairie Baptist Church Building Fund, % Troy D Morris, 22038 Hwy. 45 North, Aberdeen, MS 39730 of Pleasant Grove Cemetery Fund, % Annette Lasley, RR 1, Box 138, Prairie, MS 39756.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point was in charge of arrangements.
James Perry Chesnut (1905 - 1958)
Edith Jones Chesnut (1914 - 1985)
Leslie Foster Allen (1935 - 1988)*
Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Barbara Wiley Hamby
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65486951