Billie Dove Lupo
Billie Dove Lupo died peacefully on Friday, March 28th at Duke Hospice and Home Care in Durham. She was born December 12, 1931 in Robeson County to the late Aubrey and Dessie Floyd and lived much of her life in Fairmont, NC. For 18 years, while a resident of Cary, she worked for the North Carolina Department of Revenue, retiring in the late 1980's. Billie Dove found her greatest joy and calling as a wife and as a mother to her six children. Her love for and dedication to her family never wavered.
She was preceded in death by her husband, F. R. Lupo and her son, Kenneth Byron Lupo. Survivors include her children: Eric Lupo and wife Donna of Raleigh, Rebecca Lupo of Cary, Lesa Henry and husband Jim of Pittsboro, Jackie Lupo and partner Judy Cain of Lexington, Virginia, and Keith Lupo and wife Amy Roleder of Menlo Park, California, as well as four grandchildren and one great grandchild. She is also survived by her two sisters: Rachel Adams of Winter Haven, Florida and Betty Gale Hayes of Fairmont.
The funeral service will be held at Page's Chapel in Fairmont on Tuesday April 1, 2014 at 2:00 PM with internment following at the Lupo family cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at Floyd's Funeral Home in Fairmont on Monday evening, March 31, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Duke Home Care and Hospice, 4023 North Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC 27704, or Page's Chapel, c/o Debbie Grubbs, 12500 Bluebell Lane, Laurinburg, NC 28350.
The family would like to express their gratitude for the loving care provided by the staff of Spring Arbor of Durham, especially Cynthia Bridges, the kindness and love of Billie Dove's roommate, Rosa Boulden, and the remarkable compassion and professional skill of the staff at Duke Home Care and Hospice.
Online condolences may be made by visiting: www.floyd mortuary.net