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Evelyn M. Cherry

November 23, 2011

Mrs. Evelyn “Biddie” McClelland Cherry, 84, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. 
She was a homemaker and member of Meadowview Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member of Crusaders for Christ Sunday School class. She loved yard work and spring flowers. She was a great cook, with her caramel cake being one of her specialties.
Cherry was preceded in death by her husband, Hughie Stacy Cherry; and parents, Rogers Earl McClelland and Anna Boyce Holliman McClelland.
She is survived by her daughter, June Cherry Dempsey of Starkville; son, Stacy Cherry (Sue) of Starkville; sisters, Ida Mae Earline Inzer of Nashville, Tenn., and Neva Hutchinson of Starkville; and two grandchildren, Brad and Todd Cherry.
Visitation for Mrs. Cherry is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville .
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, in the Welch Funeral Home chapel. Rev. Jason Middleton will officiate.  Burial will follow at Craig Springs Cemetery in Sturgis.
Memorial donations may be made to Crusaders for Christ Sunday School class at Meadowview Baptist Church, 300 Linden Circle, Starkville, MS 39759, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1302, Memphis, TN 38101-9932.
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