Debra Jewel Myers-McDonald

Published 5:12 pm Monday, August 4, 2014

Deborah Myers

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course… 2 Timothy 4: 7

Funeral services for Debra J. Myers-McDonald, 61, will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Pastor Donald Parker will officiate at the service.

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Debra Myers McDonald was born in Picayune, Miss. to Tressie May Myers and the late John D. “Hawk” Bolden, Sr. on November 12, 1952. She attended George Washington Carver High School Class. She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend E. L. Fox.

Debra worked previously as a bus driver for Mississippi Transit and Picayune Public Schools. And later as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Slidell Guest House. She was a jolly person who loved her family and friends. She loved to host events and entertain company. Her hobbies include fishing.

Debra McDonald departed her earthly existence for her eternal home on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Highland Community Hospital in Picayune, MS embraced by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, John D. “Hawk” Bolden, Sr.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories: her mother, Tressie Mae Myers; one daughter, Deborah Renea (Kelvin) Miller, of Picayune, MS; two sons, Clifton (Ann) Myers, of Picayune, and Keith Myers, of New Your City, New York; four brothers, Jerry (Norma) Myers and Thaddies Myers, both of Picayune, John Hawk (Antoinette) Bolden, of Nashville Tenn., and Steven Joseph, of New Orleans, La.; two sisters, Lena Bolden, of Hammond, La. and Jessica Bolden, of DeRidder, La.; two granddaughters, Keiora Myers and Jalique Martin; two grandsons, Dewayne Jones and Javion Martin, all of Picayune; special friends and caregivers, Bonedda Richardson and Jessie Berry; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Picayune Cemetery. Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.