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May 03, 2023 - 00:00
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Linda Gay Upchurch, 70, of Utopia, TX passed away 4/13/23, peacefully with her children by her side.

She was born March 9, 1953 in El Paso, Tx to Eugene Horace (Dutch) & Naoma Nell (Thompson) Oliphant.

Linda Gay was the grand daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Johnnie Thompson of Utopia and the late Mrs. Ruth Oliphant and J.B. Oliphant of Uvalde, TX A 1971 graduate of Fort Hancock High School she also attended Sul Ross State University in Alpine, TX.

Surviving are her daughter, Kristal Upchurch, son & daughter in law Kody & Tina Upchurch & beloved Grandchildren Gage & Tinsley of D’Hanis Tx.

Brother and sister in law Mike & Shirley Oliphant of San Angelo, TX and two Nieces, Jenay Matthews of Richmond, Tx and Paige Gonzalez of San Antonio, TX Linda Gay was preceded in death by husband Alan Cliff Upchurch.

Linda retired from Texas Hill Country bank of Bandera, TX A celebration of Life Service celebrating Linda’s life will be conducted by Rev. Kyle Toomire on May 13 at 11:00am at Bandera United Methodist Church, 1103 Cedar St. Bandera, TX, We invite anyone who knew her to attend & remember her wonderful life.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to: STCW (Southtexas Cattle Woman) %Linda Landrum 1730 Bretzke Ln New Braunfels, Tx 78132 Utopia EMS P.O.Box 393 Utopia, Tx 78884 or Utopia Volunteer Fire Dept. P.O.Box 62 Utopia, TX 78884