MERIDIAN - Evalena Alsup, 94, passed away Good Friday, April 22, in Meridian.

Graveside services were held Monday, April 25, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Walnut Springs, with Rev. Richard Creech officiating.

Ms. Alsup was born Nov. 5, 1916, in Walnut Springs, the daughter of Jessie Jane (Joplin) Alsup and Joseph Monroe Alsup. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church.

Evalena was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers and five sisters. Survivors include a nephew, James Alsup and wife, Alice, of Artesia, N.M., and a number of other relatives.

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Arrangements were handled by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian.