Barbara Jeanette Durr Osbin

Published 7:00 am Saturday, May 4, 2019

Barbara Jeanette Durr Osbin

April 29, 2019

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Jeanette Durr Osbin, age 73, of Picayune, MS will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at noon, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, 501 Weems Street, Picayune, MS. Reverend Alex Wesco, Jr. will officiate.

Mrs. Osbin was born to the late John Allen Durr and Thelma Carter Durr on February 28, 1946, in Picayune, MS.

She was baptized at an early age at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend E.L. Fox, where she remained a faithful member.

She united in holy matrimony to Herman L. Osbin, and to this union three children were born; Charmaine B. Osbin, Furnell T. Osbin, and Eldridge L. Osbin.

She was a 1964 graduate of George Washington Carver High School.

She began working for Mississippi Action for Progress (MAP) Head Start in 1966, where she remained as a Center Administrator until her retirement in 2014.

Barbara received her heavenly wings on Monday, April 29, 2019 embraced by her loving and devoted family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Allen and Thelma Carter Durr, and a brother, Philip Carter Quinn.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories; three devoted children, Charmaine Osbin of Katy, TX, Furnell (Shona) Osbin of Picayune and Eldridge (Tiffany) Osbin of Portland, OR; their father, Herman Osbin of Picayune; four grandchildren, Sherell, Khalil, Camryn, and Gabriyelle; two great-grandchildren, Ariyah and Jraya; a sister, Ann (Eddie) Myers of Picayune; two brothers, Anthony Quinn and Charles (Dorothy) Quinn of Picayune; two special daughters, Temika (Tyndareus) Ganther of Johns Creek, GA and Sheree (Jamie) McCormick, Jr. of Picayune; a goddaughter, Tomeka Ratcliff (Walter) Sharpe of St. Rose, LA; a special childhood friend, Bessie L. Means of Picayune; the Herrin Drive Community and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, family, and friends.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time.

Interment will be in the New Palestine Cemetery, Picayune, MS.

Entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home.