2018-04-07 / Obituaries

Mary Zelma Carver Lupton

Mary Zelma Carver Lupton, age 81, of 267 Carver Holt Road, died Thursday morning, April 5, 2018 at Duke Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Lupton was born April 16, 1936 in Person County, daughter of the late Charlie Wise & Emma Sue Paul Carver and was wife of 53 years to Clyde Jerry Lupton who survives.  She was retired from Tultex Outlet Store and was a member of Theresa Baptist Church.

Mary had such a deep love for other people, she would attend many of their funerals or visitations.  She also enjoyed spending time with her family looked forward to the Thursday night dinners with them.     

Surviving in addition to her husband are three daughters, Gloria Drollinger, Lisa L. Brooks & husband, Timmy, Annette L. Compton & husband, Todd, four grandchildren, Jayme Roberts Bradley & husband, Ronald, Tyler John Drollinger, Hunter Timothy Brooks, Jarrett Paul Brooks, four sisters, Eunice Jones, Norma Jean Couture, Susie Lee & husband, Ellis, and Edna Clayton & husband, David. 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lupton is preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Coates, two brothers, Peanut Carver, Doug Carver, and grandson, Jerry Wayne Roberts. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Theresa Baptist Church with the Rev. Herbert Brown and the Rev. Larry Beavers officiating.   Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at the home.         

Pallbearers will be Chris Carver, Chris Clayton, Stacey Kendrick, Anthony Lee, Rodney Lee, and Bryan Pleasant.  Earl Ray Carver, and Bobby Jones will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial gifts may be made to the Theresa Baptist Church General Fund, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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