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Maureen Allen

September 18, 1929 – September 30, 2020

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Amory – Maureen Weatherly Allen was born on September 18, 1929 in Amory to the late James Thomas and Lillie V. Weatherly. She was a 1947 graduate of Amory High School. In 1950, she married Keith I. Allen, Jr.

She was employed for 20 years as a certified church and financial secretary at First Baptist Church, Greenville, MS where she served as WMU Director, Sunday school teacher and English as a second language teacher.

After retirement, she attended Samford University, Birmingham, AL before serving as a volunteer missionary with the International Mission Board in Niger, West Africa. She was as a missionary from August 1987 – July 1988. She also served the Baptist Cooperative Services International at Yantai University, Yantai, Shandong Province, China from August 1989 to June 1990. In the summers of 1991 and 1992, she served in Houston, Texas in Inner City Missions. From 1991-2001, she served as Mission Service Corps Volunteer as a Missions Consultant in a six county area in Mississippi. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Amory where she served as WMU Director, Sunday school teacher and English as a second language teacher.

Survivors include her two sons: Dr. Robert K. Allen and wife Ann of Decatur, AL; Dr. Thomas D. Allen and wife Brenda of Gulf Breeze, FL; three grandchildren, Brett Allen of San Francisco, CA, Zach Allen and wife Lexi of St. Louis, MO, and Megan Allen of Atlanta, GA; three step grandchildren, Josh Britt, Timothy Britt and Paula Little.

Services will be held at First Baptist Church in Amory on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm. Dr. Allen Simpson, Pastor of First Baptist Church and Bro. Jimmy Mc Fatter, Associate Pastor, will be officiating. Burial will follow in Amory Historical Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the church from 11:00 am until the service hour on Saturday, October 3, 2020.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Amory designated to International, North American, and State Missions, P.O. Box 540, Amory, MS 38821

Please share your condolences and memories with her family at eepicklefuneralhome.com

Visitation

OCT 3.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(CST)

First Baptist Church

303 1st Ave N

Amory, MS 38821

Funeral Service

OCT 3.
12:00 PM
(CST)

First Baptist Church

303 1st Ave N

Amory, MS 38821

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