Obituary: John H. Upton - The Gatesville-Star-Forum (Gatesville, TX_ 12 June 1975, Pg. 8
John II. Uplcn Of Izoro Dies John Hiram Upton of Izoro died Friday in an Evant nursing home. lie was 95. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Evant Funeral Home, chapel with El- dor T, O. Darling officiating. Burial was ; in the Hillsdale Cemetery .'Mr: Upton, a member of the Izoro Baptist Church, was a tttTelcng resident of the Izoro community. He was preceded in death by his wife in 1958.' Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Velma Cheek of Houston, Mi's. Lena Kdmnnd son .of Dallas and Mrs. Oleta Mariott of Pearl; three sons, Oran Upton of Dallas, Hiram Upton of Irving and Weldon Upton of San Angolo; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grand- children and two great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers for Mr. Upton funeral were his grandsons- Clayvon Carroll, Don Edtnond-son, Move'lee Upton, Ronnie Upton, Ricky Mariott and Ran dy Mariott.