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Lena Uptain

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

EAST MOLINE, Ill. - Lena Amy Uptain, 85, died Jan. 28, 2007, at Rosewood Care Center in Moline.

Born March 12, 1921, in Lamar, Ark., to the late Alvin Eric and Ann Lee Goforth Wilkins, she was a school cook for three years and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Coal Valley.

On Nov. 13, 1938, she married Newell Uptain, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1993.

Two brothers and two sisters also preceded her in death.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Thursday at Amick-

Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, Mo. The Rev. Ed Carter will officiate.

Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo.

Pallbearers will be Bryan Uptain and Nicholas Uptain.