Emmazette Maynard Thompson Upchurch formerly of Huntington
Emmazette Maynard Thompson Upchurch, 63, of Hoschton, Ga., formerly of Huntington, W.Va., passed away on July 23, 2011, of pancreatic cancer. She was born January 15, 1948, to the late Tim and Marjory Taylor Maynard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Russell Allen Thompson, a younger brother Daniel Tim Maynard and a nephew Brennan Maynard. She is survived by her husband Arthur B. Upchurch; daughter Amy Beth Griffin and her husband Daniel of Buford, Ga.; granddaughters Christina Walters and her husband Mike of Gainesville, Ga., Racheal Rindfleisch of Buford, Ga.; son Wesley Allen Thompson and his wife Cortni; grandson Andrew of Columbus, Ohio; step-sons David Upchurch of San Francisco, Brian Upchurch and his daughter Tyler of Mansfield, Ga., Jason Upchurch and his wife Jessica, grandson Trysan and granddaughter Juliana of Bethesda, Md.; sisters Opal Blake of South Point, Ohio, Annie McClure of Jefferson, Ga., and Connie Jones and her husband Ronald of Huntington, W.Va.; brothers, Randale Maynard and his wife Vivian of South Point, Ohio and Alvis Maynard and his wife Clydene of Tucson, Ariz.; sister-in-law Kathleen Maynard of Huntington, W.Va., and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Beard Mortuary with Rev. C.J. Adkins officiating. Interment will follow at Community Memorial Gardens in Wayne, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc., 2150 Limestone Pkwy, Ste 222, Gainesville, Ga., 30501 or the American Cancer Society. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 until 9 p.m. at Beard Mortuary. Online condolences may be expressed at www.beardmortuary.com.