She was born February 2, 1925, in Buffalo City to the late Harvey and Laura (Sartin) Stevens. Inez married Raymond Upchurch on December 1, 1951, in Eureka Springs. Inez was preceded in death by her parents; a son, W.C. Fletcher; two sisters and a brother.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Raymond Upchurch; a son and daughter-in-law, Scotty and Lynn Upchurch of Ava, Missouri; two daughters, Patsy Cunningham of Charleston, South Carolina and Cathy Starkey (Mike Hoffman) of Mountain Home; five grandchildren, Bruce Manchester, Miste Manchester, Tonya DeVine, Keith Upchurch and Chris Caststeel and 11 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2013, at Baxter Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Susie Wilson officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.