THE DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL
Daytona Beach, Florida
20 Aug 2005
Ruth E. Upson, 98, Ormond Beach, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Flagler Pines Nursing Home, Bunnell. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Lohman Funeral Home Daytona Chapel with the Rev. Jay Therrell officiating. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at the funeral home. Interment will be at Daytona Memorial Park.
Ruth was born Sept. 24, 1906, to George and Elizabeth Biddle, McKeesport, Pa. She moved to this area in 1918 from Pennsylvania. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ormond Beach. Ruth was a past Matron of the Eastern Star in Daytona Beach, and also a past member of the Business of Professional Women's Club. She enjoyed ceramics, sewing, and most of all her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Upson.
Left to cherish her memories are, son, Richard Upson, Ormond Beach, James Upson, St. Augustine; sisters-in-law, Gwen Biddle, Ormond Beach, and Ceil Upson, Ormond Beach; brother-in-law, Reginald Upson, Ocala; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.