Carl Alsup, age 96 of Murfreesboro, died Monday at Adams Place.
He was a native of Murfreesboro, and a son of the late John and Lura Mount Alsup. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Roberta Phillips Alsup; his sisters, Annie, Nettie, Clara and Nina, as well as two infant brothers, and brothers, Arlie, Hylan, Johnny, Prentice and Lillard.
Mr. Alsup is survived by two sisters, Lura Rogers of Murfreesboro and Mamie Edwards of Lebanon. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and other loving family.
Mr. Alsup was a farmer, served as a deacon, and taught Sunday school for many years at Bellwood Baptist Church and later at Powell's Chapel Baptist Church. He was a faithful and trusting servant of God and once every year since he was saved in his early twenties, he would read the Bible from front to back.
Visitation will be Wednesday night from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, with Reverend Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family will serve as Pallbearers.
Online condolences may be left at www.woodfinchapel.com