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“Susan and Joy, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Janet ”
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“Susan, Tiffany & I are very sorry to hear of your loss. God bless you, we love you our sister and will be praying for you in this difficult time. ...Read More »
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“Ann and Edwin: Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was such a wonderful lady and was always very gracious to me when I visited your home...Read More »
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“Ann and Edwin: Sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was such a wonderful lady and was always very gracious to me when I visited your home...Read More »
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Mary Louise Burks Alsup, age 96, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville, GA. She was a native of Grundy County but lived most of her life in Rutherford County.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Edwin Alsup, parents; Benjamin H. and Beulah White Burks, brothers; Harold, Paul and William Burks and sisters; Juanita Archer and Jean Dyer. She is survived by her son, Claude Edwin (Eddy) Alsup Jr. of Murfreesboro, daughter, Mary Ann Alsup Conklin of Lawrenceville, GA, sister, Dorothy (Don) Montel of Ohio, sister-in-law, Edna Burks of Nashville, grandchildren; Susan Kennedy, William Edwin Alsup, John Lewis Ortiz and John Peyton, great-grandchild, Joy Armstrong and great-great-grandchildren; Tara and Samantha Maxwell.

A Chapel service for Mary will be held at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 17, 2012 with Dr. Lenny Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cememtery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00P.M. until 8:00P.M. Monday, January 16, 2012 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church St. Murfreesboro, TN 37130. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com. 615-893-2422.

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