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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Nada Juliet Upchurch

  • Nada Juliet Upchurch, 90, Dahlgren, died 8:32 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
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  • Nada Juliet Upchurch, 90, Dahlgren, died 8:32 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
    Funeral services were 1 p.m. Sunday, July 12, 2014, at Harre Funeral Home in Dahlgren with the Rev. Tony Phelps officiating. Visitation was 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial was at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dahlgren.
    She was born June 28, 1924, in Dahlgren to Carl and Flora (Clark) McNair. On June 28, 1942, in Dahlgren she was married to Charles Evan Upchurch who preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1987. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dahlgren Community Chapel. She loved gardening, quilting and visiting people who were “shut ins.” She was active in the Dahlgren Senior Center.
    She is survived by a son, Merrill and Linda Upchurch of Dahlgren; three daughters, Judith Cermak of Mount Vernon, Linda Snider and husband, Jerry, of Cincinnati, Ohio; a sister, Florine Savage and husband, Dean, of Belle Rive; 11 grandchildren, Eric and Liz Cermak, Jerel Cermak, Jessica Cermak and friend David Robinson, Mike and Gena Snider, Jeff and Joy Snider, Skyler and Jamie Tucker, Dakota Tucker, Wesley Tucker, Dale Vaughn, Cassandra Upchurch and Rachel and Rob Payne; 14 great-grandchildren, Devon Cermak, Alexis Robinson, David Robinson III, Aliyah Robinson, Christopher and Hannah Snider, Shauna and Jesse Tucker, Caleb and Caden, Vaughn, Meghan and Nathanial Ziehm, Evan Payne and Christian Snider; two great-great-grandchildren, Taylor and Sydney Snider; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one grandchild, Alyssa Snider; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Ruth McNair and Raymond and Crystal McNair; and one son-in-law, Ray Cermak.
    In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Dahlgren Community Chapel Building Fund.
     

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