GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                              March 16, 1995

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  CHINOOK - Lillian Upshaw, 77, a former longtime area resident, died March 1

of Alzheimer's diease in a care center in Long Beach, Calif.

  A memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Edwards Funeral Home

here.

  Born Oct. 5, 1917, at Harlem, she grew up there and married Oscar Upshaw in

1937. They made their home in Chinook where they operated a hotel, bar and

laundry business.

  After her husband's death in 1971 she lived in Havre until moving to Long

Beach in 1984.

  Surviving are two sons; Jack Upshaw of Long Beach; Joe Bean-Upshaw of

Edwardsville, Ill. and two sisters, Selma Conner of Harlem and Lucille Mayer of

Portland, Ore.

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Havre Daily News                                                March 15, 1995

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LILLIAN UPSHAW

  CHINOOK - Lillian Upshaw, 77, longtime former resident of Blaine and Hill

counties, died March 1, 1995, at a Long Beach, Calif., care center.

  Mrs. Upshaw had been a patient of the center for Alzhiemer's since September,

1992.

  A memorial service was held at Long Beach Emmanuel Presbyterian Church

March 5.

  A memorial service in Chinook will be held at Edwards Funeral Home 1:30 p.m.

Saturday.

  Mrs. Upshaw was born in Harlem to Ole and Viola(Cecil) Nelson Oct. 5, 1917.

She attended Harlem schools and graduated in 1935.

  She married Oscar Upshaw in December, 1937 and moved to his home in nearby

Chinook. She and her husband owned and operated the Montana Hotel and Bar and a

laundry business from 1950 until her husband's death in 1971.

  Mrs. Upshaw resided in Havre from 1972 until moving to Long Beach in 1984.

  Mrs. Upshaw is survived by two sons, Jack Upshaw of Long Beach, Calif., and

Joe Bean-Upshaw and his wife, Jan, of Edwardsville, Ill.; two sisters, Selma

Conner of Harlem and Lucille Mayer of Portland, Ore.; and several nieces and

nephews.

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