Dureau “Drue” Turnage
Funeral services for Mrs. Dureau Turnage were held at 1 p.m. March 15,
2019, at the Saulters Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Turnage, 92, died March 11, 2019, at The Singing River Hospital
Rev. Billy Bridges officiated and burial was in Crossroads Baptist
Pallbearers were Richie Bourn, Bo Hunt, Lee Doty, Doug Lawson, Daniel
Lawson, Kevin Bouler and Michael Buchanon.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Delia Dureau Turnage was born on June 18, 1926, in Jefferson Davis
County to C.R Raynes and Roberta McPhail Raynes.
She was a retired garment inspector for the textile industry. She was
a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; her first husband,
Helton Saylor and second husband Frank Turnage Sr.; two daughters,
Patsy Saylor Lawson and Barbara Saylor Hunt; three brothers, Tedo
Raynes, F.T. Raynes and Donald Ray Raynes; three sisters, Sylvia
Prine, Bernice May and Dorothy May.
Mrs. Turnage is survived by: her daughter, Vickie Buchanon (Michael)
of Moss Point; one stepson, Frank Turnage Jr. of Hattiesburg; eleven
grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; eleven great
great-grandchildren; one brother, Glennis Raynes of Carson and one
sister Donnis DeKrai of Carson.
Visitation was March 15, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at
Saulters Funeral Home.
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