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Obituaries

October 24, 2013

Donald Dupree

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Funeral services for Donald Edward Dupree, 77, of Sulphur Springs are at 2 p.m. today at Spence Chapel at the First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs with Rev. Fred Lewis and Rev. Mark Bryant officiating and Tommy Nelson assisting. 

Military graveside honors by the Hopkins County Military Coalition will follow at Donelton Cemetery with  Timothy Jason Evans, April Wyatt, Autumn Williams, Kyle Dupree, Taylor Dupree, Chuck Shelton, Tommy Glenn, Kevin Dodd and Steve Little  serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Sheparding Singles Sunday school class of First Baptist Church.  

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to service time at Spence Chapel. 

Mr. Dupree passed away Oct. 22, 2013, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. 

Mr. Dupree was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Houston, the son of Edward Charles and Nora (Johnson) Dupree. He married Mary Alice Argo on Dec. 28, 1957, in Little Rock, Ark.  She survives.  

Mr. Dupree retired as a pilot from American Airlines. He served in the United States Air Force for 8 1/2 years.

Mr. Dupree received sharpshooting awards — first in the  Southwest Conference and eighth in the nation.

He was a member of First Baptist Church where he taught Sheparding Singles Sunday School Class.  He was always active in church as a Sunday school teacher or an elder.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Scott Dupree and wife Lynn of Dallas; daughters Stephanie Dupree of Sulphur Springs, Melanie Dupree of Wylie, and Cheryl Patel of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren T. Jason Evans, April R. Wyatt, Autumn Rose Williams, Kyle Dupree, Taylor Dupree, Summer Dupree, Rylan Patel, Caroline Patel, Autumn Fikki, Arianna Patterson, Brandy Mayo and Sarah Groves; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Donald Dupree Memorial Fund,  c/o Alliance Bank in Sulphur Springs. 

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home in Sulphur Springs.

Online condolences may be made at www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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