Nelle Fyke Gupton, 81, of Springfield, passed from this life on Sunday September 13, 2020 at North Crest Health. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday September 16th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Jason Wilkerson and Brother Dakota Norris officiating. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery with Steve Fuqua, Connor Fuqua, Steve Bosley, Ricky Bosley, Mike Evans, and Steve Weaver serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Gupton was born January 12, 1939 in Springfield to the late Paul Henry and Ruby Virginia Glasgow Fyke. She was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1957. Mrs. Gupton was a member of Mt. Denson Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she had served as Elder and was a member of the CPW. She was retired from the optometry office of Dr. Reed and Wilkerson. The highlight of her life was spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother: Larry Fyke.
Mrs. Gupton is survived by her husband of 60 years: Clifton “Coop” Gupton of Springfield, by her son: Andy Gupton of Springfield, by her brother: David Fyke of Stroudsville, and by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Denson Cumberland Presbyterian Church building fund.
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