Colleen M. Lupton

Published 3:56 pm Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Mrs. Colleen Eunice Moore Lupton, age 87, a resident of Washington, NC died Monday May 23, 2022, at her home.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday May 26, 2022, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington officiated by Pastor Gillian Pollock.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lupton was born in Beaufort County on October 11, 1934, daughter of the late David Moore and the late Myrtle Williams Moore.  She was a graduate of Washington High School and continued her education at East Carolina College.  On September 2, 1951, she married James L. Lupton, Sr. who preceded her in death on January 18, 2022.  She worked with Sam Tim Carter Nationwide Insurance Company in Washington before she established Colleen Lupton Insurance Company, where she worked until her retirement.  As a member of First Christian Church, she was highly active in many activities and groups at the church.  She was also a member of Daughters of American Revolution, United Daughters of Confederacy, the Red Hat Society, Washington Doll Club and Washington Business Career Women.

Surviving are her children: James L. “Jimmy” Lupton, Jr. (Carolyn) of Roanoke Rapids and David G. Lupton (Krista) of Washington; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.   Mrs. Lupton was the last living child of ten children that her parents had.

Flowers are welcome and appreciated and the family kindly asks that any memorial contributions be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Lupton family.