Sabrina Delores Jordan-DuPree went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:53 am, Friday, February 11, 2022. She was born January 12, 1967 into the union of Alvis and Delores Berry of Springfield, IL.
God bestowed upon the world many special people, and Sabrina was one of them. Her love for God justified in her a zest for life and love for her family. Many gifts were given to Sabrina. She was introduced to Christ at an early age. She would sing at home with her mother, Delores, and her whole family. Sabrina also accepted Christ at an early age where she worshipped in the home based church that her grandmother, Marianna Burnes, founded.
Sabrina graduated high school in Springfield, IL. She continued her education thru college and medical school in St. Louis, MO, which later in life helped her to navigate her illness and health by becoming an advocate for bone marrow and stem cell research. She was a recipient from one of her children, Courtney DuPree, a perfect match. During her journey, Sabrina found a greater calling and received her Master’s Degree of Ministry. While abiding and spreading the word, she then created a prayer line with her cousin, Mahogany. They would talk for hours and hours and marvel about the Lord.
She kept her faith in God and continued to move forward. Pursuing to start her own business, Sabrina developed and produced her soap care line with “natural” ingredients for all skin types, which became very popular with family and friends throughout her hometown.
Sabrina enjoyed shopping, wearing her beautiful hats and enjoyed taking care of her plants and cats.
Sabrina was a devoted mother and grandmother, a loving daughter, special sister, aunt, niece, cousin, and friend.
Through her journey, her faith, hope and spirit never wavered. She had a great sense of humor and a big beautiful smile, that would light up the world. Sabrina has been a dedicated member of Shekinah Glory Ministries, presiding Pastor Gregory Tyus of Springfield, IL.
She was preceded in death by her father, Alvis Berry, Sr.; brother, Jonnie B. Jordan; sister, Elouise Jordan; and grandparents, James W. and Marianna Burnes.
Sabrina leaves to cherish, three beautiful children who she loved with all her heart and soul; Courtney DuPree of San Diego, CA, and Quentine and Jordan Gude, both of Springfield, IL; four beautiful grandchildren, Vida and Vito Gude, both of Springfield, IL and Raelynn and Gabriella DuPree both of San Diego, CA; Loving and devoted mother, Delores Jordan of Springfield, IL; brothers, Alfonzo J. (Cassandra) Jordan and Michael G. Jordan, Sr. both of Springfield, IL, Alvis Berry, Jr. and Curtis Berry, both of Springfield, IL; sisters, Pamela Berry, Melissa Berry, both of Springfield; Donmeshia Berry of Chicago, IL and Angela Smith and L.A. of St. Paul, MN; aunts, Olivia Lacy of Belleville, IL, Louise Jackson, LaVerne (Peter) Wilford, Marianna (Clarence) Sanders, and Linda (Richard) Day, all of Springfield; uncles, Goldman G. (Wanda) Burnes, Sr. and Alvin Alexander, both of Springfield; nieces and nephews, Ebony, Charde’, Sashe’, Mia, Emoz, Jonathan, Pierre, Jonnie Jr., Chephon, Jamia, Jamerson, Jatrall, Allie Amaya, all of Springfield; special great-nephew, King; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends.
A special Thank You to Courtney for the wonderful gift you gave to your mother; Uncle Goldman and Aunt Olivia for their love and support; Charde’ and Pierre; The Burnes Family; And Pastor Gregory Tyus and Lady Estell Tyus.
Our dear Sabrina, you will truly be missed by your loved ones and family and will always be Forever in Our Hearts.
The family would like to thank everyone for the cards, food, prayers, time, travel, and comfort and care for the family of Sabrina Jordan-DuPree.
A limb has fallen from the family tree.
I keep hearing a voice that says, “Grieve not for me.
Remember the best times, the laughter, the song.
The good life I lived while I was strong.
Continue my heritage, I’m counting on you.
Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through.
My mind is at ease, my soul is at rest.
Remembering all, how truly I was blessed.
Continue traditions, no matter how small.
Go on with your life, don’t worry about falls.
I miss you all dearly, so keep up your chin.
Until the day comes we’re together again.”
Visitation: 10 – 11 am, Friday, February 25, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Friday, February 25, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, with Pastor Greg Tyus officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Date: Friday, February 25, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Date: Friday, February 25, 2022
Time: 11:00 am
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