Leona Smith Upshaw
by Jason Lowrey
Oct 04, 2012 | 1185 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Mrs. Leona Smith Upshaw, 99, of Cartersville, widow of the late Garland F. Upshaw, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Cartersville Heights.

Born Jan. 16, 1913, in Huntsville, Ala., she was a daughter of the late Robert J. Smith and the late Lula Belle Erwin Smith. Mrs. Upshaw was a member of Douglas Street United Methodist Church. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.

Survivors include her daughters, Betty Riggins of Augusta and Nancy Upshaw of Cartersville; granddaughters, Robin Howard and her husband James, Kim Newcomb and her husband Mike, and Pat Miller and her husband Glen; four great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; dear friend, Donna Avalos and her husband, Jose.

Funeral services will be held at the graveside on Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m. in Sunset Memory Gardens with the Rev. Phillip Looney officiating.

Parnick Jennings Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Upshaw, please visit www.parnickjenningsfuneral.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.