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Clyde Ferrell obit photo

Clyde R. Ferrell

10/24/1925 ~ 09/18/2017

Services will be held: 09/22/2017

William Bill Casterton obit photo

William “Bill” Casterton

12/23/1942 ~ 09/17/2017

Services will be held: 09/21/2017

Ruth Stephenson obit photo

Ruth Revels Stephenson

11/24/1930 ~ 09/17/2017

Services will be held: 09/20/2017

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Kenneth Michael Wells

09/24/1968 ~ 09/14/2017

Services will be held: 09/18/2017

Donald Johnson website

Donald Howard Johnson

05/14/1961 ~ 09/14/2017

Services will be held: 09/18/2017

Jean Smith obit photo

Jean H. Smith

09/05/1936 ~ 09/13/2017

Services will be held: 09/16/2017

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Cathryne Price Richbourg

11/9/1921 ~ 09/12/2017

Services will be held: 09/19/2017

Caylin M Lacey- Thomas in heaven

Caylin Marie Lacy-Thomas

07/24/2017 ~ 09/08/2017

Services will be held: 09/16/2017

Sally Adams Dupree

Sally Dupree obit

06/23/1936 ~ 08/25/2017

Garner – Sally Carol Adams Dupree, 81, passed away peacefully early morning 8/25/17 after 2 1⁄2 difficult years of painful decline. While we will grieve her loss, we also celebrate her life and her home going. It is a blessing! SallyGran will be missed but we are all thankful that her pain and suffering are over and she is in the presence of The Lord.

Sally was born June 23, 1936 to Joseph and Sallie Carol Adams. The youngest of 13 children, her mother died during childbirth. She had the privilege of being raised by her aunt and uncle JW “Buster” and Mattie Smith which blessed her with two families to grow up with.

She graduated from Angier High School in 1954 and went to work with Occidental Life Insurance company in Raleigh.

She married J. Harold Dupree on December 1, 1956 at Angier Baptist Church and they lived in Garner Later while living in Bristol Tennessee she attended a business college and received an associates in medical administration before moving back to Garner.

Her only son, Martin H. Dupree was born December 1962 and is married to Angela Wheeler Dupree. Sally and Harold were married almost 61 years and lived primarily in Waynesville, NC and North Myrtle Beach, SC before returning to Garner in 2012.

Sally was always a fun loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many who loved to cook and entertain people.

She is survived by her husband Harold, her brother Wilbur “Gabe” Adams of Garner and sister Joyce Adams Boore Monath of Fallston, MD, and  her son Marty Dupree (Angela) of Raleigh.

SallyGran is also survived by 5 grandchildren: 1Lt J. Wheeler Dupree (Logan), Courtney Adams Dupree Dickens (Al), Darcy Dupree, J. Dawson Dupree, Harper Dupree and one great grandchild: Adaline Carol Dupree.

Any tax deductible financial gifts or memorials can be sent to: The Jasper Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit missions funding and humanitarian aid organization; 4229 Landsburg Dr., Raleigh NC 27603.

Memorial services will be held on August 27, 2017. Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:15 pm at First Baptist Church in Garner prior to a Celebration Service for SallyGran at 2:30 pm. A graveside committal service will follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.



1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

First Baptist Church, Garner



2:30 PM

First Baptist Church, Garner

Committal services to follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.


  1. Beth Hagler

    Dear Harold and family,
    Lem and I have known Sally for a long time. She was a great friend and was always kind and gracious. It was a pleasure to visit her in her home because she was a wonderful hostess and great cook. She loved people and had many friends everywhere she lived. We wish you all our sympathy in your time of deep sorrow. We will never forget Sally and her beautiful spirit will live on in our memories forever.
    Lem and Beth Hagler

  2. Paul and Lila Murdock

    Praying for your comfort that comes only thru the Holy Spirit!

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