Naomi R. Uphold, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. Naomi was born on November 12, 1934 in Vindex, MD to Joseph Edward Gregory and Linda Louise (Bell) Gregory.
Naomi is survived by one son, Jacob L. Gregory of New Windsor, MD and four daughters; Linda S. Shillingburg, Charlotte M. Beckman, Barbara A. Knapp, and Catherine L. Beckman, all of Oakland, MD. Surviving in addition to her children; three sisters, Josephine McRobie, Christine Wilson, and Betty Garrett; and one brother, Clarence Gregory; nine grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Naomi was preceded in death by her husband Truman E. Uphold of Oakland, MD; three grandchildren; David Shillingburg, Sherri Shillingburg, and Alicia Uphold; and one great granddaughter, Carrie Glover.
Naomi was a gentle and kind woman. Her treasures were not materials of this world, her treasure was her family. Her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren were her treasures. She enjoyed talking about each one, a visit from one of her family was a story she enjoyed telling and remembering. Her treasures will miss her greatly.
A private family visitation was held on Saturday, May 9, 2020, from 12 to 2:00 PM at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., Oakland with a graveside service immediately following at Herrington Cemetery, Oakland with Rev. Russell Liller officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of one’s choice. The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A. is honored to be serving the Uphold family at this time.
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