History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

  • Tyler D Higginbotham

    Tyler D Higginbotham Manager/Funeral Director

    Calvert Funeral Home is proud to introduce Tyler Higginbotham as its new managing funeral director. Tyler has been associated with Calvert Funeral Home since 1997; serving families in West Point and Clay County. Tyler is a 1993 Graduate of East Mississippi Junior College, where he obtained his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science. Tyler and his wife Amy have three daughters; Katie Rose Higginbotham Ricks (Casey), Maridee Moreland Higginbotham, and Sadie Sanders Higginbotham. They have two grandchildren Anna Tyler and Butler Brooks Ricks.

  • E. Scott  Allen

    E. Scott Allen Consultant

    E. Scott Allen has been with the firm professionally since August 1973 coming from an early background in the funeral service alongside his parents Lacy and Bonnie Allen for 28 years. Scotty is an honor graduate of Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science’s Delta Tau Class of August 1973. Scotty and his wife Beverly and their three sons Scott, Brian and Hayden have all taken part in the life of the business during their time at home. Scott, Jr. lives in Columbus. Scott is a Graphic Designer. Hayden and wife Jessica Bohon Allen welcomed their first daughter Zoe Jayne in 2010 and second daughter, Anberlyn, in 2017; Hayden received his BS in Business Spring of 2014 from MUW. Hayden passed away suddenly on March 12, 2017. Brian is an honor graduate of East Mississippi Community Mortuary Science College at Scooba, Mississippi and an honor graduate of Mississippi State University in May, 2007. He is an 2013 honor graduate with a Masters degree of Education from San Francisco State University. Brian and his wife, Gabby, live in San Francisco and have one son, Brogan. Scotty retired from service December 27, 2013 and serves as a consultant to the firm.