Margaret Rankin Alsup

Margaret Alsup

Funeral services for Ms. Alsup will be Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Brother Barry Keene officiating. Interment will follow at Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service at Ligon & Bobo.

Ms. Alsup, age 89, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at University Medical Center.

Born June 29, 1924, in Trousdale County, she is the daughter of the late Jesse Carr and Willie Swaney Howell Rankin. She retired from Bradley Candy Co. after 23 years and was a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Danny Randall Alsup; brother, Lewis Rankin; and four sisters, Leone Story, Annie Sullins, Georgia Tomlinson and Sallie Chumley.

She is survived by four children, Randy (Connie) Alsup, of Lebanon, Lynn (Brice) Winfree, of Murfreesboro, Pam (Steve) Earnest, Wynema (Dale) Carver, all of Lebanon; sister, Jimmie (Teachout) Pirtle, of Murfreesboro; seven grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be elders of Highland Heights Church of Christ and Dr. Robert Jantz.

Active pallbearers will be Eric Alsup, Dale Carver Sr., Dale Carver Jr., Wayne Rankin, Danny Pirtle, and Steve Earnest.

Memorials may be made to the Highland Heights Church of Christ Benevolence Fund, 505 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.


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