Our Sincere Sympathy

Lila Margaret (Summy) Upchurch
February 24, 1924 - January 31, 2004
Attended Texas Banner Schools

     Funeral services for Lila Margaret Upchurch were held February 3, 2004 at Texas Banner Church of God with Rev. Jon Ewers and Rev. Randy Scott officiating.
     Margaret was born February 24, 1924 in Wetumka, Oklahoma to Gid Summy and Goldie Haywood Summy and died January 31, 2004 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ellis Summy.
     She lived in the Texas Banner community and attended Texas Banner Schools. On August 23, 1941 she married Warren Upchurch in Dustin, Oklahoma and the couple made their home in the Texas Banner Community.
     In 1963, Mrs. Upchurch moved to Midwest City, Oklahoma and there she worked for Midwest City schools as a cafeteria supervisor. After retiring in 1983, the couple moved back to the area.
     Mrs. Upchurch was involved in the Ladies Missionary Society and was an active member of the First Church of God for 63 years.  She enjoyed arts and crafts, crocheting, reading her Bible and cooking.
     Survivors include her husband, Warren Upchurch of the home; one son, Phillip Upchurch and wife, Becky of Manchester, Missouri; grandchildren, Michael Phillip Upchurch and Jeana of Manchester, Missouri and David Upchurch, also of Manchester, Missouri; one brother Tommy Summy and wife, Norma of Lamar, Oklahoma; three sisters, Wilma Lacy of Holdenville, Oklahoma, Minnie Mae Rooker of Fairfield, California and Selma Fitzhugh of Yeager, Oklahoma; three sisters-in-law, Doris Upchurch of Holdenville, Oklahoma, Fern Loftis and her husband Theodore, also of Holdenville, Oklahoma and Jeanie Summy of Irving, Texas; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
     Interment was at Wetumka Cemetery under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville, Oklahoma.