Evelyn Upchurch

Obituary of Evelyn Thompson Upchurch

Evelyn Thompson Upchurch, age 81, of Ramseur, formerly of Troy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro. Mrs. Upchurch was born on October 13, 1938 in Stokesdale, NC to the late William Henry Troxler and Carrie Bailey Troxler. She was married to Jimmy Upchurch and was a homemaker. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was loved by all who knew her, never meeting a stranger. She was full of life and had a quick wit that always left you with a smile. Evelyn was a faithful member of Deep River Baptist Church. She however lived most of her life in Troy where she attended Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and was a member of the choir, worked with the Food Ministry, the Sharing Place, and helped with the Senior Program. She also enjoyed working with the youth programs. She loved camping and loved to cook. She was known for her lasagna, pound cake, and chex mix. She always looked forward to her annual mother – daughter trips to the beach. She was a good Christian woman, loved her churches, and mostly spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband: Jimmy Upchurch; three daughters: Robin G. Lucas (Jeff), Lori Ann Parker (Chris), and Kimberly G. Hutton; grandchildren: Christopher Mauldin (Hannah), Blair Lucas (Billie Jo), Jordan Lucas (Katie), Dillon Parker (Victoria), Caleb Parker, Ashley Melchor (Josh), and Cheyenne Cook, JD Upchurch, Hannah Wenda, Tyler Wenda, Harper Wenda, and Jeffrey Wenda; great grandchildren: Waylon Mauldin, Easton Lucas, Jed Lucas, and Makynzie Melchor; sisters: Charity Barber and Virginia Verschoore; stepchildren: Susan Wenda (Ed) and Dean Upchurch (Sarah). She was preceded in death by her first husband Glenn Thompson; sisters: Margaret Booker and Lillian Barber, and brothers: Lonnie Troxler, John Henry Troxler and Harvey Troxler. The family will receive friends at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 819 Mt. Carmel Church Rd. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. The Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Tim Strider and Rev. Rodney Holmes officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 103, Troy, NC 27371. On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com. Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the family of Evelyn Upchurch. .
Saturday
12
September

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
819 Mt. Carmel Church Road
Troy, North Carolina, United States
Saturday
12
September

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
819 Mt. Carmel Church Road
Troy, North Carolina, United States
Saturday
12
September

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery
819 Mt. Carmel Church Road
Troy, North Carolina, United States
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