Isaac Upshaw Sr.

First Posted: 7/20/2009

Pittsview, Ala.

Isaac Upshaw Sr., 60, died July 15, 2009, at Columbus Hospice House, Columbus, Ga.

He was born Jan. 22, 1949, in Pittsview, Ala., to Dennis and Lillie Word Upshaw Jr. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Pittsview, Ala. He married Beverly Young, who survives in Lima.

Mr. Upshaw retired from Ford Motor Co. after 32 years. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Survivors also include a son, Isaac Upshaw Jr., of Pittsview, Ala.; a daughter, Aneetra (Aaron) Brown, of Lima; three grandchildren, DeVante Williams and William Mitchell, both of Lima, and Alexis Brown, of Indianapolis; two brothers, Dennis (Ethel) Upshaw, of Hurtsboro, Ala., and Clarence (Alberta) Upshaw, of Phenix City, Ala.; a sister, Linda Davis (William) Minger, of Columbus, Ga.; two special aunts, Johnnie Jacobs, of Lima, and Sadie Jackson, of Phenix City, Ala.; and several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.

Services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Antioch Baptist Church. The Rev. Daniel Thomas will officiate, with the Rev. J.D. Upshaw delivering the eulogy. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from noon until 7 p.m. today at Sconiers Funeral Home, Columbus, Ga.

Isaac Upshaw Sr.

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