Donald Bourne

Published 12:22 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Johnson Funeral Home for Mr. Donald “Wooed” Bourne, 55, who died Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Jefferson Davis County, MS.  Minister Jeffrey Weathersby officiated with interment following in the Christ Temple Church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Donald Bourne was born to Mr. Charles and Mrs. Rose Nell Bourne in Jefferson Davis County, MS.  he worked as a logger for 20 years until he became disabled.

He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Warren and Alice Bourne; Leon and Oma Lee McClendon and friend, Jacklyn Moore
He is survived by: parents, Charles and Rose Nell Bourne of Oakvale, MS; children, Timothy Lee Bourne of Prentiss, MS; and Travis Britton of Hattiesburg, MS; four brothers, Robert Lynn Coleman of Columbia, MS; Charles Ray Haynes of Mexico City, Mexico, La Don (Susan) Bourne of Oakvale, MS, Robert Charles (Danielle) Bourn of Oakvale, MS; two sisters, Renea Bourne of Oakvale, MS and Neva N. Holmes of Prentiss, MS; many other relatives and friends.

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