Connie Upright Obituary, Death – Connie Virginia Upright Burris, who had lived a full and happy life, passed away in a tranquil and peaceful manner on September 15, 2021, at the age of 95. She had lived a full and happy life. Rowan County was the location of her birth, and both of her parents, Charles Crawford Upright, Sr. and Fannie Mae Overcash Upright, had already passed away by the time she was conceived.
She was her parents’ only kid and the only child they ever had. Connie’s spouse, the late Robert Lee Burris, as well as her siblings Georgia Upright Seaford, Elsie Upright Whitman, Margie Upright Plyler Church, and Charles Crawford Upright, Jr., all passed away before she did. Connie was the last of her family members to pass away.
Connie leaves behind her children and their spouses, Rebecca Burris Huneycutt (Wayne); and Robert Randall Burris (Barbara) of Mt. Pleasant, NC; James Dennis Burris (Debbie) of Kannapolis, NC, and Tammy Burris Poplin (Darrell) of Norwood NC; 7 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; as well as her siblings, Robert Eli Upright (Carolyn), Rosa Lee Upright, Doris Upright Hodge; and many extended family members and friends.
When Connie was younger and actively participated in softball, she was an important member of the Enochville softball team and played the sport often. She resumed her schooling after leaving the Washcloth Department at Cannon Mills, where she had worked for 35 years, and ultimately earned her high school graduation when she was 65 years old. She had worked there for the previous 35 years. She found great pleasure in taking part in activities such as square dancing, visiting the Cabarrus County Senior Center and the Lunch Plus Club in Mt. Pleasant, and listening to music, particularly Bluegrass and Gospel music. She filled her spare time with activities such as going shopping, preparing meals, and socializing with her closest friends. Everyone who had the opportunity to spend time with her and get to know her will feel a sense of loss at her passing.