McMinnville resident and Warren County native Emma Pearl Gillentine Uprichard, 85, was born Sept. 18, 1929 and died June 8 at BSA Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.
A retired accountant and a member of East End Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late George Franklin and Cora Hobert Christian Gillentine. She was married Oct. 31, 1980 to Alfred Douglas Uprichard, who preceded her in death. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Grover and Bill Gillentine; and three sisters, Hazel Gillentine Hartrick, Bessie Nell Gillentine Cook and Ruth Gillentine Watson Brown.
She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, George Francis and Jessie Lee Sheehan of Amarillo; two granddaughters, Bridgette Sheehan Robinson of Crosbyton, Texas and Christina Sheehan Jay of Houston, Texas; and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Mt. View Cemetery, Highway 30 with Kevin Key officiating. There will be no visitation at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 10, 2015