Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Ms dated Jan 18, 1998
Kosciusko--Elsie Allen, 78 passed away on Jan 8, 1998 at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko.
Funeral services were held on Jan 9, 1998 at Nowell funeral Home Chapel in Kosciusko with Rev.Thomas Wicker officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Born on April 6,1919 in Houlka to Neely Aston and Lavada Deuke Aston, Allen lived in Sallis and was a member of First Baptist church, Sallis. She was a member of the Ladies' Adult Sunday School Class, the Young At Heart club and of the RSVP.
She is survived by her husband Wilmon Allen of Sallis; a son, John Allen of Sallis; two daughters, Bobbie Cholson of Terry and Linda Stafford of Southaven; two sisters, Naomi Reed of Houlka and Annie Aston of Pontotoc; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers include L. Burrell, Wayne Bishop, Bailey Culpepper, Bobo Burrell,Leon Allen and Henry Wilburn Cain.