She was born January 4, 1921 in Dimmitt, Texas to the late William D. Lee and the late Effie Green. She was a nurse in the medical field and loved doing arts and crafts with family and friends. Most of all she loved the Lord with all her heart and was a true witness and example of Christ to all who knew her. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She will be missed dearly by all.
She is survived by sons William Eugene Upton and wife Linda Sue of Mena, Arkansas, Daniel James Upton and wife Linda of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren Sue Ann Lambert of Corpus Christi, Texas, Bill Upton of Azle, Texas, Amanda Lynn Murphy of Mena, Arkansas, Peggy Upton of San Antonio, Texas, Chris Upton of San Antonio, Texas; eight great-grandchildren and three great- great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents William D. and Effie Green Lee and husband Robert William Upton.
Funeral services were Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Frank Hamm officiating. Interment followed in the Big Cedar Cemetery in Big Cedar, Oklahoma under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.