Debra Lynn Bournes

Published 12:32 pm Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, at St. Paul M. B. Church, in Silver Creek, for Miss Debra Lynn Bournes, 58, who passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.

Rev. Michael O. Evans officiated with interment following in Pen Oak Baptist Church Cemetery in Silver Creek. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She is the daughter of Lillie Jean Funches and the late Clarence Frelix. She was a member of St. Paul M. B. Church.

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Miss Bournes was a retired corrections officer. She enjoyed reading, tutoring, coloring, arts and crafts.

She is survived by her mother, Lillie Jean Funches of Silver Creek; brothers, Allen Frelix of California; Willie Funches Jr. of Hattiesburg; Derrick Oatis of Brownsville, Tennessee; Johnnie Evans of Houston, Texas; sisters, LaSonya Bournes of Jackson; Gail Funches of Silver Creek; Rose Marie Peyton of Houston, Texas; Deborah Funches of Houston, Texas; Wyinetka Aaron of Chicago, Illinois; Nicole Bass of Silver Creek; Felicia Fortenberry of New Hebron; Megan Green of Monticello and many other relatives and friends.