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Selina May Benson Dupre, born on November 20, 1925 to the union of the late George and Daisy Benson. She entered into eternal rest on December 8, 2018 at the age of 93. She was united in marriage to the late George Alex Dupre, Sr. She leaves to cherish seven loving children: Najja (George, Jr.) (Edwina), Benson G. Dupre, Sr., Jacqueline D. Brown, Jo Ann D. Carrie (Gregory, Sr.), Brian K. Dupre, Sr., Linda D. Crowley, and Lori D. Martin (Clifford). She was preceded in death by two sons, Jerome M. Dupre (Kim) and Jarrell K. Dupre, Sr. (Emma). She was blessed with 57 grandchildren and great grandchildren. She leaves to cherish one sister-in-law, Eola D. Bates of Sacramento, California and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Selina graduated from McDonald 35 Senior High School and attended Dillard University. She retired from Dillard University in 1992 after serving as secretary for Dr. S. Cook. She was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral to be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 5276 Bullard Ave., New Orleans, La. 70128. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to share online condolences.