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Debra Lynn Bournes

Funeral services were held Sept. 2, 2023, at St. Paul M.B. Church, Silver Creek, for Debra Lynn Bournes, 58, who passed away Aug. 23 at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg.
Rev. Michael O. Evans officiated, with interment following in Pen Oak Baptist Church Cemetery, 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.
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, Tenn.; 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, Ill.; Nicole Bass, of Silver Creek; Felicia Fortenberry, of New Hebron; Megan Green, of Monticello; and many other relatives and friends.