George Vance Upchurch

March 15, 2020

Cochran Funeral Home and Crematory of Blairsville announces the death of Mr. George Vance Upchurch, age 85, of Blairsville, who passed away on Sunday, March 15th, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.

George was born in Greenville, South Carolina, a son of George Vance Upchurch and Marion West Upchurch. George was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. and was the owner and operator of Mountain Brook Nursery in Blairsville, and a member of Coosa United Methodist Church.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at the request of George's family. Services are being postponed due to the situation with COVID-19, acting with an abundance of caution.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to: Coosa United Methodist Church, 767 Mulkey Gap Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512; Union County Relay for Life, c/o Mia Crowe (Treas.) 72 Piney Point Rd., Blairsville, GA 30512 or the charity of your choice.

We at Cochran Funeral Homes have always been about caring for the families in our communities. In order to care for our families and our communities as best we can, in regards to the COVID-19 virus, and also to follow the CDC guidelines and government's requests, we are asking that visitation in the room be limited to 10 people at a time; please stay at arm's length from others; if you don't feel well, please do not try to come to the visitation or funeral; and also please wash your hands often and completely, and cover your coughs or sneezes with a tissue or your elbow. Thank you for your understanding at this time, and it's our prayer that God bless you and your family.
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