Dorothy Deshautel Dupree

Published 3:36 pm Friday, April 21, 2017

Dorothy Deshautel Dupree, 95, of Orange, Texas, went to be with her Heavenly Father on April 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas with her daughter by her side.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Revered Joseph P. Daleo. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Bijou, Louisiana, on October 17, 1921, she was the daughter of Israel and Laura Deshautel. Dorothy came to Orange in the 1940’s where Orange became her home. She and Isaac raised their children in Orange. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church for over 70 years as well as a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. Dorothy loved the Lord and was an extremely devoted catholic who attended mass and prayed the rosary every day. She loved her French culture, enjoyed cooking, and set a great example for her family. Dorothy loved spending time traveling with the Senior’s group. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Isaac Dupree; and her daughter, Grace Burton.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Rodney Dupree, of Orange, Sharon Moran and husband Kevin, of Irving, Charmaine Campbell and husband Danny, of Orange, Angela Dougharty and husband Larry, of Bay City, and Mark Dupree and wife Kari, of Dallas; 18 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Swope, Marshall Campbell, Marcus Campbell, Shane Dupree, Jed Dupree, Tyler Dupree, Garlan Dougharty, Mitchell Dougharty, and John Dougharty.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary Catholic Church at 912 W. Cherry Ave. Orange, TX 77630, to St. Mary Catholic School at 2600 Bob Hall Rd., Orange, TX 77630, Clerical Fund Catholic Diocese of Beaumont at 710 Archie St., Beaumont, TX 77701, or to a charity of your choice.