Published February 13, 1975
May 30, 1907 – February 5, 1975
Funeral services for Varner Upshaw, 67, of Farmerville, were held at 2 p.m. last Thursday at the chapel of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville with the Revs. Willie Cottrell and Charles Upshaw officiating.
Burial followed in the Cannon (Canaan) Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mr. Upshaw died last Tuesday in a Shreveport hospital after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Upshaw was born May 30, 1907 in Union Parish, the son of Ira F. Upshaw and Alice Sturdivant Upshaw. He was a retired farmer and Baptist.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jackie Tronco of Largo, Fla. and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Donald Upshaw, Sedrith Upshaw, James Farrar, Eugene Hicks, Espy Upshaw and Troy Upshaw.