Sep. 21, 1888 Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Mississippi, USA
Jul. 24, 1977 Jackson Hinds County Mississippi, USA
Allen Giles McPhail, Sr., was a farmer and a barber. Born in Bluntville MS, before being renamed Prentiss, he was a Baptist and a Mason. He and his wife Janie, at one time, lived on 200 Lemon St. and Dixon Rd. in Jackson. Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Allen and Parthenia Nall (or Noll) Parkman McPhail of Mt. Carmel MS, parents Allen Major and Amanda Lavisa Miller McPhail of Prentiss MS, 2 brothers, Major Robert McPhail, Noah Holly McPhail both of Prentiss MS., 3 sisters,Ella Jane McPhail Roberts of Wesson MS, Dinith Lorenza McPhail and Tinnie Louezar McPhail of Mt. Carmel MS. (Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery). Surviving was his long time wife, Janie Scott Lewis McPhail, 2 daughters Ruth C. McPhail Steffey of Virgina, Ruby Jane McPhail Lambert of Jackson MS, and a son, Allen Giles "Mac" McPhail,Jr. of Jackson MS, and 2 granddaughters, Phyllis and Donna. He is buried beside his wife and with other family members at Lakewood Memorial Parks Jackson MS.