Dorothy Lee Upshaw August 2, 1934 - December 8, 2010 PITTSVIEW, AL — Dorothy Lee Upshaw, 76, of 56 Grant Circle, Pittsview, AL died December 8, 2010 in Pittsview, AL. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. EST Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at Antioch Baptist Church, Pittsview, AL Burial will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday at 12:00 p.m. according to Sumbry Mortuary. Mrs. Upshaw was born August 2,1934 in Eufaula, AL to the late Nellie Mae Wilborn (Daniel) and the late Constine Wilborn. She was a homemaker. She was an active member at Antioch Baptist Church in Pittsview, AL, a loving wife and mother to her husband and children. She was an asset to her community and she provided services and support to assist those in need. Her legacy will be remembered as a faithful servant and she will be missed by those she has touched so dearly. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Joseph Upshaw, Jr. Survivors include her husband, Joseph Upshaw, Sr.; sons, Jerry L. Upshaw and Ricky C. Upshaw; daughters, Carolyn Kendrick, Erma J. Person, Bernice Brown, Barbara A. Nail and Mary Catherine Vick; brother, Roy B. Willborn; sisters, Hazel Craddock, Myrtis Williams, Isabella Phillips and Betty J. O'Neal; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Dec. 12, 2010.