Services for Caroline Blanks Bourrage will be held Saturday, at 1 p.m., at Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene with Dr. Charles Johnson officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, County Road 691 in Shubuta, with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bourrage, 58, of Meridian, died Friday, March 15, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She had been employed as a laboratory technician at Matty Hersee Hospital, Greater Meridian Health Clinic, LabCorp (MPL), and later as a tax preparer at H & R Block Tax Service. She touched the lives of everyone she met. Mrs. Bourrage was very active at Fitkins Memorial Church of the Nazarene as a Sunday school superintendent, choir member, Usher Board and also worked very diligently with the Young People's Society and a church board member.
Survivors include her loving husband, Reginald Bourrage; five children: Michael (Tresa) Blanks, Harold Blanks, Dawn (John) Scott, Nina Blanks and Christopher (Jamie) Blanks, all of Meridian; four sisters: Audrey Pouncil, Betty Jones and Shirley Blanks, all of Meridian, and Dianne Walker of Alabama; one brother, Elester Blanks Jr. of Meridian; 19 grandchildren; and, one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be Friday, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.