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July 3, 2014

Debra Dukes Baldree

NASHVILLE — Debra Dukes Baldree, 58, of Nashville died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the South Georgia Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. J.W. Dukes III officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

She was born May 30, 1956 in Charleston, S.C. to the late Joseph Wesley Dukes Jr. and the late Elnita Taylor.

She was a homemaker, associated with South Georgia Travel and a member of Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Baldree of Nashville; daughter, Amanda Baldree of Nashville; two sisters, Patricia Lynn Dukes of Kingsland and Sara Jane (Richard) Shelton of Valdosta; brother, the Rev. J.W. (Kimberly) Dukes III of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Poplar Springs Cemetery Fund.

Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville is in charge of arrangements.

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