Published: 12/28/2021

James William “J.W.”  Alsup passed away Monday, December 27, 2021, at his home in Pulaski, Tennessee. He was born in Minor Hill, Tennessee on July 10, 1924 and was 97 years old.

Mr. Alsup was a retired farmer and a United States Army veteran. He served in World War II in the 168th Regiment, 34th Army, Infantry. He was a member of the East Hill Church of Christ. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 12pm to 2pm at Bennett-May and Pierce Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 2pm at Bennett-May and Pierce Funeral Home with burial following at Maplewood Cemetery.

He is preceded in death by his parents William Osteen and Dezzie Garner Alsup; His wife, Gladis McCartney Alsup; Infant son, Richard Dale Alsup; Brother, Loyd Alsup; Sisters, Geneva Gaston Brooks and Eva Will Alsup; and Great Grandson, James Garrett Pruett.

He is survived by

Brother, Dennon Alsup (Joye)

Sister, Delores Willoughby

Sister-in-law, Adell Dollins

Children, Janet Alsup Wise (Dwayne)

                  Carol Alsup Hogue

                  Jimmy Alsup (Nancy)

7 grandchildren

15 great-grandchildren

8 great-great-grandchildren also survive.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the C.W. Hart Scholarship Fund in care of East Hill Church of Christ (509 E Madison St, Pulaski, TN 38478) or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105).

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for James William “J.W.”  Alsup.