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Shirley Ann WOOD

Friendship (Springdale) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

Ira
US Army
Korea
September 19, 1932 - April 23, 2011

*Obituary
Springdale Morning News
Monday, April 25, 2011

SPRINGDALE — Ira Martin Upton, Springdale, Ark., went to be with his Lord on Saturday, April 23, 2011. He was born Sept. 19, 1932, to Ira Monroe and Lillie Martin Upton. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, three brothers, William E. and Joseph T. and Frank Upton; two sisters, Mary E. Steele and Dora Wilson; and one son, Darryl L. Wood.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Shirley A. Upton; five sons, Dennis D. (Denny) Upton of Hindsville, Claude E. (Don) Upton of Wesley, Rodney D. Wood of Paris, David W. Wood of Elm Springs, and Dean O. Wood of Elm Springs; two daughters, Deborah J. Upton of Wesley and Kathy J. Witt of Lowell; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and one brother-in-law, James Wilson of Avoca. He enjoyed many friends and got a lot of pleasure from helping other people when he could.

Besides his family he considered friends to be some of his greatest assets. Ira Upton was a veteran of the U.S Army, serving in the Korean War. He retired from Standard Register in Fayetteville alter 23 years.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Springdale.

Chaplain Chuck Bengtson will officiate the service with burial being held at the Friendship Cemetery in Springdale, Ark.

Pallbearers are Jerry Bowen, Ira Matthew Bowen, Abel Witt, Marshall Wood, James Wood, Donald Upton and Trey Guilbeau.

Honorary pallbearers are Christina Bowen, Ann Wood, Penny Garrett, Diana Moran, Holly Witt, Jennifer Sisemore, Kevin Upton and Claudia Upton. Visitation will be held at the funeral home today, April 25, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please visit www.backstrompyeatte.com to sign an online guestbook.

Shirley
October 28, 1938 - November 5, 2017

*Obituary
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

SPRINGDALE — Shirley Ann Upton, Springdale, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. She was born in Ratcliff, Ark., on Oct. 28, 1938, a daughter of Buren and Etter (Grigsby) Storts.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She always had a meal ready and she welcomed all family, friends and guests to her home. She was baptized on Oct. 20, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Ira Martin Upton; one son, Daryl L. Wood; both parents; and a sister, Mary Sue Worley.

Shirley is survived by her children, Denis D. (Denny) Upton of Hindsville, Claude E. (Don) Upton of Missouri, Rodney D. Wood of Springdale, David W. Wood of Elm Springs, and Dean O. Wood of Elm Springs; two daughters, Deborah J. Upton of Wesley and Kathy T. Calico Huntsville; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Springdale. Pastor Clark Snow will officiate the service. Committal service to follow at the Friendship Cemetery in Springdale, Ark.

Pallbearers are Jerry Bowen, Ira Matthew Bowen, Abel Witt, Marshall Wood, James Wood, Donald Upton, Trey Guilbeau and James Calico. Honorary pallbearers are Christina Bowen, Ann Wood, Penny Garrett, Diana Moran, Holly Barscheski, Jennifer Sisemore, Kevin Upton, Claudia Upton, Randy Wilmoth, Jaclyn Stephens and Amy Calico.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

To sign the online guest book, please visit www.backstrom-pyeayte.com.

Married April 19, 1975

Contributed on 6/29/19 by wfields55
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Submitted: 6/29/19 • Approved: 6/30/19 • Last Updated: 7/8/19 • R1273402-G1273399-S3

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