Ms. Ruby Belle Upchurch

Ms. Ruby Belle Upchurch, age 87 of Portland, TN died Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Signature Health Care in Portland, TN.

Ms. Upchurch was born September 26, 1933 in Nashville, TN the daughter of the late Corbirt and Betsy Gray.

Ms. Upchurch is survived by her son, Larry Upchurch (Mary) of Portland, TN. A daughter, Linda K. Stamper (Bobby) of Portland, TN along with 8 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by a son, John Michael Upchurch, a daughter Brenda Joyce Widenhouse, 3 sisters Mildred Burlson, Lois Harrison and Dorothy Williams, 2 brothers William and Jesse Gray. Ms. Upchurch was of the Baptist faith.


Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Portland, TN. Visitation will be held Saturday from 12:00 PM until service time Saturday at Gilbert Funeral Home.

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