Sharon Saletha Jones Dupree

Published 5:09 pm Thursday, November 15, 2012

   Sharon Saletha Jones Dupree (“Peet” to family “Peaches” to her friends) was a life long resident of Port Arthur, Texas. She departed this life on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Peaches was a 1979 graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School. She was a member  of Paradise Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Delton Narcisse.

   She was a very loving and giving person. Even during her time of illness, she was always thinking and caring for others.

   Visitation will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Delton Narcisse officiating. Burial will follow at Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.

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   She leaves to cherish her memories daughter, Darrellyn Amiracle Minkins of Port Arthur; two sons, Jerry Wayne Dupree of Port Arthur and Kerry Wayne Dupree (Tanasha) of Kansas; two grandsons, Elijah Dupree and Cyshawn Dupree; sister, Grace Jones Bolden of Houston; three brothers, Donald Lee Jones, Dwight Wayne Jones and Toney B. Jones all of Port Arthur; two sisters-in-law, Jacqueline Jones and Bertha Jones and two uncles, Johnnie Jones (Linda) of Houston and Thomas Taylor of California and a host of nieces, nephews, godchildren, relatives and friends.