Upshaw, Tommy C.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Tommy Upshaw
Tommy Upshaw

Tommy C. Upshaw, 60, passed away on October 3, 2018. 

He attended school in the Walker County School System.  He was a veteran in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bessie and Lewis Upshaw; grandparents, Addie and Willie Turner, Patterson and Emma Upshaw; sister, Connie Upshaw. 

Survivors include his brothers, Stanley and Glenn Upshaw; nieces, Elizabeth (Stacy) Stamper, Martina (Gerald) Harris, Erica (Michael) Smith; nephew, Nicholas Wesley; aunts, Carolyn Mathis, Minnie Turner, Blanche Turner; uncles, Hewitt Turner, William (Joyce) Turner, and Sherman (Peggy) Turner; dear friend, Janie Strickland; a host of other relatives and friends. 

The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Oct. 11, with visitation from 6–7 pm. at the funeral home. 

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in the funeral home chapel with Bishop Kevin Adams officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

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