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“To Linda and sisters: My sister Debbie, our husbands Roger and Wellington, and I extend our deepest sympathy to you on the great loss of your beloved...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Luticha Alcorn Perkins - LA

“Always loved and never forgotten. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Philip S. Alcorn-Hart - chicago, IL

“God bless u are a great woman mom and grandmom rest in peace ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Lloyd mccullough - chicago, IL

“Hi mom just wanted to let you know I am doing fine. Tell my family I say hi and will see you all again one day,radically my dad and you. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Phyllis - Chicago, IL - daughter


Eva L. Alcorn was born on September 10, 1924 in Tupelo, Mississippi. To the union of
Pinkie and Annie Smith. Her family moved to Chicago in the late 1920's. Eva attended
Burke Elementary School and Englewood High School on the Southside of Chicago..

Eva was married to Philip H. Alcorn Sr. who preceded her in death. Eva worked in the
Healthcare field for a short time, then dedicated herself to loving & raising her
four daughters and caring for her husband. From the 1970's to early 2000's Eva was a
childcare provider, affectionately helping raise a multitude of other children.

Eva turned her life to Christ and was baptized at Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church,
under the leadership of Pastor Wells, other than church she had a passion for baking,
one of her favorite dish best known for is her famous homemade apple pies we ever tasted,
those things brought her great joy!

Eva was call to home on July 16, 2013 @2:11PM at her home with her daughter Phyllis by
her side.

Eva is preceded in death by her parents Pinkie and Annie Smith, Aunt Eva, brother, Willie
Smith, (son) Walter Pullum and grand-daughter, Ellen.

Eva leaves her memories to be shared with her daughters, grand-childrens and great-
grands, Linda, Phlilp, Davil. Phyllis - Paris, Amanda, Milan - Sabira, Marissa (Nicolas) Dupree Sr.
Morgan, Nicolas Jr., CiJI –Taylor, Zyah, London, Lauryrn. Reginald.
Athalia- Yvonne, Shavonne – A'dajane, Janiyah, Jasmine-Maddex. Thelma- Gregory, Jalessa-
Messiah, and Eric. A niece Jean and a host of relatives and friends, and one very special friend
Rett Crosby.