Originally created 01/04/01

Mrs. Sophie Upson



AIKEN - Mrs. Sophie Upson, 84, of Sumter Street, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Pepper Hill Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Shaw Creek Baptist Church, Trenton, with the Rev. G.L. Brightharp officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Upson, a native of Aiken County, had retired as a cook and was a member of Young Lady of Honor, Republican Society and Shaw Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member of Senior Choir.

Survivors include a son, Lester Upson Sr.; and 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 4, 2001