I received this in an email last nite so I thought I would post this on here for all those interested. Will Gupton was my great-unclel, his sister Lessie Parrish, was my grandmother. His parents,which are not in the obit, were Willie Grey Gupton & Carrie Hamlett Gupton.
WILL JOHNSON GUPTON,SR GUPTON LOUISBURG-Mr. Will Johnson Gupton,Sr., 96, passed away Saturday, Jan.12,2008, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mr. Gupton was preceded in death by his two wives,Pearl and Edna;two brothers,Raymond and Oscar;three sisters, Lizzie Collins, Lessie Parrish,and Lucy Gupton; and a daughter-in-law,Jean Gupton. He is survived by a daughter, Frances Chadwick, and Steve of Montgomery,Ala.; two sons, Johnson Gupton,Jr. of Winston-Salem and Donald Gupton and wife Patricia of Drexel;nine grandchildren;18 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr.Gupton will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Jan.15,2008, at Sandy Creek Baptist Church, with burial to follow Red Bud Baptist Church Cemetery both in Louisburg. The family received friends from 6 to 8 Monday evening, Jan.14,2008, at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services in Louisburg. In lieu of flowers,memorials may be made to Red Bud Baptist Church or Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Louisburg.