March 28, 2009
SMITHVILLE — Evelyn L. Desrosiers, 89, died March 25, 2009, at the Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center in Amory. Services are today at 2 p.m. at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Bro. Tommy Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Pearce Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is today and will continue until service time at the funeral home. Mrs. Desrosiers was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Rhode Island to the late George and Alphonsina LaMorge McCrea. She lived in Hollywood, Fla., before moving to Smithville. She was a member of Bigbee Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Desrosiers; and sisters, Blanche, Gertrude, and Doris. She is survived by her son, Douglas E. Desrosiers of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; daughter, Pamela J. Wigginton of Smithville; sister, Ruth Ducette of Rhode Island; and two grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Roger Clardy, Wayne Carter, Randy Leech, Paul Gregory, Boyd Duncan, and Mitch Norris.