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Margaret Sherrill Dupree, 65, of 403 Plantation Road, peacefully ended her courageous battle with breast cancer on Sunday surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Goldsboro. Dr. Glenn Phillips Jr. will officiate.

Entombment will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson with the Rev. Aubrey Williamson and Dr. Glenn Phillips Jr. officiating.

Mrs. Dupree is survived by her amazing husband of 44 years, Thomas Larry Dupree; her mother, Gladys Parrish Sherrill of Benson; daughters, Tammy Dupree, Wendy D. George and husband, Bill, all of Angier; grandchildren, Megan and Logan George; sister-in-law, Gail Spry; and brother-in-law, Don Dupree of Angier.

Mrs. Dupree was a graduate of Wilson School of Nursing. She had caring and compassionate qualities which made her a wonderful nurse. Those qualities carried through to every area of her life. She was truly a lovely woman in every way and she will be sorely missed by her family and numerous friends. Her legacy will live on, not only through her children and grandchildren, but through the many lives she touched.

Mrs. Dupree was predeceased by her father, Ransom Sherrill; and her mother and father-in-law, Alfred and Agnes Dupree.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 1544, Smithfield, N.C. 27577, First Baptist Church of Goldsboro, Habitat for Humanity Fund, 125 S. Ida St., Goldsboro, N.C. 27530.

The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service at First Baptist Church of Goldsboro.

Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.RoseGrahamFuneralServices.com.


Published in Obituaries on October 23, 2007 2:40 PM