James "Jimmy" Edward Upton


January 08, 1939 - February 06, 2019

James "Jimmy" Edward Upton, 80, of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at his residence.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home, with funeral services following at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel.  Burial will follow at Bennett Cemetery.  

Mr. Upton was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Kilgore Upton; brother, Clomer Upton; sisters, Linda Bowers, Audrey Haynes, Janet Shubert, Roseann Stivener and Jo Ann Hood; and sister-in-law, Faye Webb.

He is survived by his wife, Gay Upton; brother-in-law and fishing buddy, Jimmy Key (Marilyn); special friends, Pam and Robert Glass; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Holly Hamilton and Alabama Hospice.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571