Funeral services celebrating the life of Estelle Dempsey Dupree Holemon Adcock, age 88 will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2022 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 705 S. Spruce Street, Vivian, LA. Officiating the service will be Rev. Bill Treadway, Rev. Richard Beeman and speaking on behalf of the family will be nephew, Doyle Dempsey, Jr. Interment will follow at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens in Vivian, LA. The family will have a time of visitation on Friday, March 4th from 12:00 noon until service time.
Estelle was born June 25, 1933 in Vivian, LA. She lived in Vivian, LA, El Dorado, AR, Devine, TX, Oil City and Gilliam, LA. She was a member of Linda Lay Baptist Church, Sunday school teacher and deacon's wife. She was a Certified Dietary Manager and Dietary Director at North Caddo Medical Center for 19 years. Former manager of the Jeems Bayou Hunting & Fishing Club. She was a past Worthy Matron at the Vesper Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Former member of the Sorosis Club, a professional women's organization. She sang with the "Country Bumpkins" at church. She was an artist and loved family and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her precious son, Jerry Wayne Dupree; husbands Buddy Dupree, Harvey Holemon and Marion "Pee Wee" Adcock; her parents Carlos Dempsey and Velma Patterson Dempsey; sisters and brothers Azelle, Bobby, Roger, Gus and Pat Dempsey, Fay McIntosh and Lucille Todd.
She is survived by her brothers Doyle Dempsey, Sr and wife Linda, Jimmy Dempsey and wife Peggy, sisters Quinnie Blizzard and husband Butch, Sue Howell; sister-in-law Carrie Dempsey, daughter in law Patsy Burton, step daughter-in-law Martha Holemon and step children Cindy and Arthur Adcock, a number of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbors.
Honoring Estelle as pallbearers will be her nephews Robert Dempsey, Doyle Dempsey, Jr, Johnny Dempsey, Gary Howell, Chris Colbey and Steve McLaurin. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Trey Lucas, Bill Middleton and Buddy Woodall.
A special thank you goes to her caregivers for the last six weeks, Peggy Dempsey, Lola Stevens, Cathy Little, Barbara LeCroy. The family also wishes to extent a special thank you to Kathy Rushford of Amedisys Home Health Care Services for her care and compassion.
The family suggest memorials may be made to: St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Estelle was a gracious lady who faced the world with a smile no matter what's happening.
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
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