Nila Dupree Nila June Dupree, 74, of Hixson, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. She was a member at East Chattanooga Church of God for the past 32 years where she was in the Sanctuary Choir and Sunday school secretary. Mrs. Dupree retired manager from Gailco Gallery after 20 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.T. and Edna Jones; and brother, J. Floyd Jones. Survivors are her husband of 57 years, Ronald Dupree; son, Rick (Debra) Dupree, Harrison; grandchildren, Ryan (Beth) Dupree, US Army, Maryland and Jennifer (Jeremy) Owens, Chattanooga; sister, Rita (J.C.) Martin, Huntsville, Ala.; sister-in-law, Ann (Larry) Hester; aunt, Aileen Ramsey; great-grandchildren, Lanee and Andrew; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Fred Smith and the Rev. Don Glenn officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to East Chattanooga Church of God Funeral Fund. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.