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Friends and family say goodbye to community leader

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Family and friends are saying goodbye to a community leader.

Doris Smith Upchurch passed away over the weekend. She and her husband, Joseph, ran the Upchurch Music Company for over 50 years. The company began back in 1898. She was a member of the Savannah Board of Realtors and the Georgia Association of Realtors. She was also a member of the Alee Temple Shrine Women's Auxiliary.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Fairhaven Funeral Home on Hodgeson Memorial Dr. The funeral will take place Oct. 5. Upchurch was 89 years old.

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