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Helen R “Toots” Upchurch Koger

Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
Death 26 May 2013 (aged 89)
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 111818474 · View Source
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Helen R. (Upchurch) Koger "Toots", age 89, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 26, 2013, at her home due to a courageous battle with cancer.

Mrs. Koger was born April 5, 1924, in Jamestown, Tennessee, she was the daughter of James "Cush" and Deliah (Pierce) Upchurch. Helen enjoyed going to Separate Baptist Church on 16th Street. Her hobbies were reading, making candy, quilting, cooking and many others. Mrs. Koger worked at Ball Brothers, Shelter Globe, Flamingo, and other restaurants.

Mrs. Koger is survived by children, Judy Messer, (Husband-Charles), Selma, Joan Carter, (husband-Jerry), Spring, Texas, and James Koger, (wife-Becky), Bowling Green, Kentucky; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Koger was preceded in death by a son, Jerry R. Koger, also seven brothers, Delmar, Welby, Rosier, Cohen, Comer, Hooper, and Carlos Upchurch; five sisters, Montie, Ruby, Esther, Dessie, and Ethel Upchurch; and one half-sister, Ora Beaty.

Funeral services were held Friday, May 31, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Parson Mortuary with Pastor James Upchurch officiating. Burial followed in Elm Ridge Cemetery.

Parson Mortuary of Muncie, Indiana was in charge of services

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  • Created by: JoAnn Stephens Graham
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 111818474
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen R “Toots” Upchurch Koger (5 Apr 1924–26 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111818474, citing Elm Ridge Memorial Park, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn Stephens Graham (contributor 47263633) .