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Virgil Harold Bourne

Funeral services were held Sept. 26, 2021, at Oakvale Baptist Church in Oakvale for Virgil Harold Bourne, 75, of Oakvale, who passed away on Sept. 20 at St. Dominic Hospital. Interment wasat Oakvale Baptist Church Cemetery in Oakvale. Bro. Jay Hays and Bro. Dudley Williamson officiated. Special music was performed by Chris Turnage and Sherry Hill. Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia handled the arrangements.
Harold was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He worked on the railroad for 37 years. He was a gentle spirit who never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his father, Theodore Bourne; mother, Virgie Hathorn Bourne; and brother, Bill Bourne.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Dianne Alexander Bourne, of Oakvale; son, Gregg Bourne (Vanessa), of Sunning Dale, UK; daughter, Gretchen D. Reed (Jess), of Prairieville, La.; brother, James Carol Bourne (Carolyn), of Austin, Texas; grandsons, Sam Reed, Gavin Bourne, and Drake Reed; and granddaughter, Hannah Bourne.
Pallbearers were John Shoemake, Alex Shoemake, Blake Bourne, Jess Reed, Richard Bourn, Emmitt Ray Williamson, and Joey Hathorn.