Class of 1909

Alvie Upton

November 9, 1889 – May 21, 1958

Miss Alvie Upton, 68, veteran deputy Noble county assessor until her retirement less than six months ago, died at 9 p.m. Wednesday in Perry General hospital, where she was admitted earlier in the day for medical treatment.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Newton chapel, with Rev. Oscar Fontaine of the First, Methodist church officiating, Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery. Offices at the courthouse will be closed during the time of the service, officials announced.

Miss Upton a native of West Virginia, Was born Nov. 9, 1889. She came to Perry in 1904 with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Upton.

In October 1921 she was named deputy county treasurer under J. H. Nelson. The following April She became deputy county clerk under Mrs. A. Moore, and in February 1923 she was appointed a deputy under Frank Ritthaler, county assessor. Miss Upton remained in that office through Ritthaler’s long tenure, and continued under his successor, Frank Loula. She was appointed again when Mrs. Loula succeeded her husband, who died in office. Miss Upton resigned last Dec. 31.

She was a member of the Methodist church and had been a member of the Esther Rebekah Lodge 44 years.

Her only immediate survivor is a sister, Mrs. Daisy Wyler. The two made their home together at 205 Twelfth street.