VILLE PLATTE- It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph Verbis Dupre, age 77, announces his passing on January 26, 2015 at Prairie Manor Nursing Home in Pine Prairie. Chapel Services will be held at 11 AM on January 28, 2016 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte. Burial will follow in the Vandenburg Cemetery in Bayou Chicot with Father Maine officiating.
At the request of the Dupre family, a visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte from 2:30 PM until 6 PM and will reopen Thursday morning at 8 AM until time of services. A rosary will be prayed in Mr. Dupre's honor Wednesday evening at 6 PM.
Mr. Dupre will be greatly missed by his wife of 59 years, Elta Charlie Dupre of Pine Prairie, daughters, Pamela Dupre Franques and husband Jody of St. Landry and Sue Dupre Ortis and husband Todd of Pine Prairie, son, Tony Dupre and wife Roxanne of Bayou Chicot and brother, Lee-L Dupre of Plaisance. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his 11 grandchildren, James Dupre, Jacob Dupre, Ashton Dupre, Brittney Dupre, Lizzie Dupre, Mark Sanchez, Michelle Franques, Maegan Franques, April Dupre Godwin, Josiah Lee Ortis and 9 great grandchildren, Paul Dupre, Nicki Dupre, Jackson Dupre, Jazmyn Tezeno, Chavez Tezeno, Christopher Dupre, Walker Godwin, Lillian Godwin and Ella Godwin.
Mr. Dupre will now reunite in Heaven with his parents, Armond and Atille Dupre and his eight brothers and three sisters.
All Arrangements are entrusted to Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte, Louisiana.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or send words of comfort to the Dupre family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.