Bernice Durr

Bernice Durr, 80, of Laurel died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at South Central Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Laurel with burial in Nora Davis Cemetery. The Rev. James McLaurin will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Brown Mortuary, Inc., is in charge of the arrangements.

She was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Omie Durr; husband Johnnie McGill Sr.; and one brother, Willie Durr Jr.

Surviving relatives are two sons, Johnny McGill Jr. of Honduras and Kennis McGill of Laurel; daughter-in-law Wanda McGill of Laurel; two brothers, Lynn (Ellen) Durr of Detroit and Lorenzo (Paula) Harris of Columbus; four sisters, Lucinda Chaney and Edna (Howard) Birdsong, all of Laurel, and Elizabeth (William) Yarbrough and Mary Ann (Robert) Benjamin, all of Detroit; two grandchildren, Lawanna McGill Peoples of Lithia Springs, Ga., and Christina McGill of Laurel; two great-grandchildren, Ariana Taylor of Lithia Springs and Tyrese “Papa” Henderson of Laurel; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.