MARKED TREE - Curtis Dupree, 70, died July 27, 2018 at his home. He was born February 19, 1948 in Marked Tree to Earley and Freddie B. Mays Dupree, Sr. Mr. Dupree was a retired carpenter, a US Army Vietnam veteran and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Stanley Dupree and Allen Dupree and one sister, Carla Loveless. Mr. Dupree is survived by his longtime companion, Betty Ann Warren of Marked Tree; three sons, Paris Wayne Meredith of Blytheville, Curtis (Jeyon) Cole of Phoenix, Ariz. and Fredrick (Melissa) Meredith of Trumann; four daughters, Sonja Meredith of Las Vegas, Nev., Helen (Tommy) Phillips of Chicago, Ill., Angela (George) Springer of Little Rock and Pearlisha Coleman of Jonesboro; one brother, Earley Dupree, Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., one sister, Sonja Walls of St. Louis, Mo.; 25 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the funeral at 12:00 pm at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, Ark. with Rev. Willie Brown officiating. Burial will be at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in Birdeye, Ark. under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza.