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Donald M. Dupree, Sr.

August 21, 1937 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 83)


Donald M. Dupree, Sr., age 83, of 449 Haslam Avenue, Pinehurst, died Friday, April 16, 2021, at his residence.

Born in Pinehurst, he was the son of the late Olin M. "Jack" Dupree and Pauline Smith Dupree Barackey.  Donald served in the National Guard for 11 years and worked at Robins Air Force Base for 31 years.  He had a love for both Mopars and Tow Trucks.  Donald owned and operated Dupree Wrecker Service with his son for 33 years.  He was a member of Pinehurst United Methodist Church and served as Mayor of Pinehurst for 12 years.

Survivors include:
Wife of 63 years:  Janelle Jones Dupree of Pinehurst

Son:  Donald M. Dupree, Jr. (Rhonda) of Pinehurst

Sister:  Jacqueline "Peggy Jack" Bennett (Robert) of Tampa, FL

Sister-in-law:  Carol Dupree of Albany

Nolan Dupree of Pinehurst
Natalie Dupree of Pinehurst

Several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Sara D. Hudson and his brother, Paul W. Dupree.

Graveside services will be at 11 AM Monday, April 19 in Pinehurst City Cemetery.

The family will greet friends 4 - 6 pm Sunday, April 18 at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made to Pinehurst United Methodist Church, PO Box 162, Pinehurst, Georgia 31070.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Unadilla has charge of arrangements.

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April 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Unadilla
1121 Borum Street
Unadilla, GA 31091

Graveside Service
April 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Pinehurst City Cemetery
Horne Street
Pinehurst, GA 31070

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