Graveside services were held January 8, 2014, at Whitesand Cemetery in Prentiss, for Mr. Bill Bourne, age 71, of Prentiss, who passed away on January 6 at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss. Interment immediately followed the services. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. Charles Burnham officiated. Pallbearers were Kabe Banes, Frank Riley, Jasper Lee, Eric Dyess, Jerry McRaney and Wesley Daughdrill.
Mr. William “Bill” Webster Bourne was born on March 21, 1942, in Lawrence County, MS. He was the son of Theodore Bourne and Virgie Hathorn Bourne. He served in the US Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He worked as a mechanic with the local pipeline for 20 years and was a member of Oakvale Baptist Church.
Mr. Bourne is survived by his son, Blake Bourne of Ridgeland; his brothers, Harold Bourne of Oakvale, and James Bourne of Austin, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Marilyn Bourne.