Joe Morgan Dupree, 81, of Tioga, passed away on Monday December 31, 2012 at a Denton hospital.
Joe was born on December 18, 1931 to Walter and Martha Crumbie Dupree in Dallas County. He married Margie Lynne Grimes on August 4, 1976 in Whitesboro,Tx.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday January 3, 2013 at Tioga Cemetery.The Rev. Mike Flanagan will officiate.
Joe is survived by his wife Margie of Tioga, and one son Charles Bradley Giles of Ferris,Tx. Joe has three brothers and two sisters living; Bill Dupree of Mesquite, Tx, Walter “Bo” Dupree of Garland,Tx , Kenneth Dupree of Lake Tawakoni, Tx, Doris Whitehead of Lake Tawakoni and Charlene Marlow of Muskogee, Ok..Mr. Dupree also has three brother n laws and and one sister n law.Jerry and Nancy Grimes of Whitesboro, Steven and Pam Grimes of Denton, Phillip and Sandra Grimes of Celina and Deanna and David Earnhart of Tioga.He also has three grandchildren; Farrah Leigh Jackson, Alexis Dean Locke, and Sgt. Jeffery Morgan Giles.Joe has one great-granddaughter Dream Locke.Mr. Dupree was preceeded in death by two sons and one daughter; Lawrence Dirk Dupree, Terry Don Giles andAngela Renee Jackson.Donald Dupree, a brother, also preceded Joe in death.
Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and staff of Huff/Slay Funeral Home in Pilot Point, Tx