Nellie Upton

Published 5:35 pm Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nellie Upton


Nelida “Nellie” Rosa Colon Upton, 91, died on Monday November 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.

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Nellie is survived by her husband of 66 years, Leonard “Lennie” Lewis Upton, and their two daughters Eloise (Robert) Campbell of Louisville, KY and Nelita Rose (Bruce) Brown of Las Cruces, NM. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 11am Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City, with visitations Friday 4pm to 8pm. Additional details and an online guestbook are available at