Ruth Martin Dupree, 82, of Wilmington, Ohio died 5:58 AM, Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Laurels of Blanchester. Her husband, Glenn F. Dupree, survives. They were married March 23, 1973 in Carson City, Nevada. Mrs. Dupree was born June 25, 1931 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, daughter of the late Archie and Pearl Brandenburg Martin. Her favorite activity was staying at home and spending time with her girls.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Dupree is survived by two daughters, Brenda (Gearold) Culberson of Clarksville, Ohio and Karan (Robert) Thrasher of Bradenton, Florida; four grandchildren, Gearold Culberson Jr. of Clarksville, Ohio, Brendan L. (April) Culberson of Blanchester, Ohio, James (Marie) Willis of Bradenton, Florida, and Adam Willis of Cleveland, Ohio; three great granddaughters; five great grandsons; and one great-great grandson. In addition to her parents, two brothers, Archie Martin Jr. and Ronald Martin, and three sisters, Gloria Harris, Patty Howard, and Joan McCarty, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio. Friends may call from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.