Margie Elizabeth Dupree, 91, of Keithville, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on July 14, 2023. She was born on October 23, 1931 in Coushatta, Louisiana to Willie Lockett Allen and Bertha Tuleter Teekell Allen.
A visitation was held on Monday, July 17, 2023 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Drive in Shreveport, Louisiana. Graveside services honoring the life of Margie were on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at Forest Park West Cemetery in Shreveport. Officiating the service was Pastor Chris Willcutt.
Margie graduated from Coushatta High School in 1949. She married Hilton Ray Dupree on September 22, 1951. Together they had one daughter, Martha Jean Dupree, on February 1, 1953. Margie began working at Lucent Technologies in 1970 and retired after 26 years. She enjoyed hobbies such as sewing, cooking, and reading. She was a God-fearing woman who loved attending church, helping others, sharing her faith with others, and praying for them. Margie cherished all of the times she spent with her family and friends. She was always smiling when you would see her. She was known to be exceptionally patient, kindhearted, loving, and could always see the good in people. She went above and beyond in everything she did throughout her life. Margie was a devoted wife and mother that will be missed by many.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents; Willie and Bertha Allen; husband, Hilton Ray Dupree; and sister, Edith May Sanders. Those left behind to cherish her memory include her daughter, Martha Rogers and husband Jerry; granddaughters, Robin McGill and Kaylin Bagby; and great-grandsons, Remington McGill and Michael P. McGill, III.
Honoring Margie as pallbearers will be Remington McGill, Michael Paul McGill, III, Jerry Rogers, and Kaylin Bagby.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Grawood Baptist Church.