Bascom Allen Sr.
January 1, 1900
STARKVILLE — Bascom Lee Allen Sr., 84, died May 6, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Welch Funeral Home. Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Allen was born Dec. 24, 1935, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the late Maxwell C. Allen Sr. and Averine Wright Allen. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University and Louisiana State University School of Banking of the South and a US. Air Force veteran, serving with Squadron 3702 Flight 170, at Lackland Air Force Base. He was formerly employed as any auditor with several financial firms in Louisiana and Florida, and with the Security State Bank. He was also formerly employed as an operations manager with Deposit Guaranty National Bank and as Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending. He was a member of Starkville Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Maxwell C. Allen Jr. He is survived by his wife, Jimmye Nelle Dickerson Allen; son, Bascom Lee Allen Jr. of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; daughter, Averine Angelique Allen Newsom of Tifton, Georgia; and five grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Kiwanis Club, c/o the CREATE Foundation, P.O. Box 1053, Tupelo, MS 38802.