Dora Elizabeth Holifield Breland

Dora Elizabeth Holifield Breland, 91, of Laurel passed away on Aug. 8, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m., at Memory Chapel. Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Memory Chapel with interment to follow at Clark Cemetery in Jones County. Brother Bart Whitehead and Brother John Mills will officiate.

Mrs. Breland was a member of Harvest Time Assembly of God. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Northview Villa as a nurse. She was also a Gold Star Mother and a native of Laurel.

Mrs. Breland was a member of Harvest Time Assembly of God. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Northview Villa as a nurse. She was also a Gold Star Mother and a native of Laurel.

She was preceded in death by her mother Lelia Holifield and father Jessie T. Holifield; sisters Melba Culpepper, Estelle Kelly, Macie Culpepper, Edith Mae Mills and Dorothy Faye Holifield; brother Ernest Lewis Holifield; husband, Cpl. Elson Buchanan; and sons Staff Sgt. James E. Buchanan and Charles Wayne Buchanan.

Survivors include her husband of 17 years Manual L. Breland; brother John T. Holifield; sister Patsy Jo Holifield Kilpatrick; son Terry E. Buchanan (Chris); grandchildren Melissa Jefcoat, Stacy Buchanan (Cindy), Jody Wayne Buchanan, Geri Lynn Pitts and Kim Sauls; great-grandchildren Harley Nicole Saxton, Brianna Marie Buchanan, Cadie Elizabeth Saxton, James Auston Pitts and Abby Grace Pitts; step-great-grandchildren Aaron Boatner and Levi Boatner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.