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Fern O'Neal

1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
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Fern Dubaz O'Neal

1933 ~ 2018


Fern Dubaz O'Neal, 84, of D'Iberville, MS passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Biloxi.

Fern was born in Biloxi on November 22, 1933 to Harold J. and Fay Bellande Davidson. She grew up attending St. John Catholic Church, St. John School and Sacred Heart High School. Fern married George "Burnett" Dubaz in 1949 and raised five sons. She remained an active parishioner at St. John until moving to D'Iberville in 1986. Fern joined Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was a member of the Bereavement Committee and active with the Rosary group. She was also a charter member of the L'Bonheur Social Club. Fern retired from the Biloxi Veterans Administration as a Nursing Assistant. She was married to Felder O'Neal until his death.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; her sister, Mildred Davidson; her daughter-in-law, Janice Dubaz; and her niece, Sharon Guthrie.

Fern's survivors include her sons, George "G.B." Dubaz, Jr., Stephen J. Dubaz, Brian J. Dubaz and his wife Rose Marie, Robert C. Dubaz and his wife Betty Sue and Gary A. Dubaz and his wife Lee Ann; her sister, Trilla Davidson Hanson and her children, Terri, Gerri and Richard; her grandchildren, Anthony (Angela) Dubaz, Stephanie (Kevin) Davidson, Sarah (Jason) Fisher, Adam (Camille) Dubaz, Jared Dubaz, Briana Dubaz, Elizabeth Dubaz, Victoria (Joshua) Conway and Lloyd Moon, III; her great-grandchildren, Izabella, Luke, Nicholas, Jordan and Gary; her daughter-in-law, Theresa Dubaz; and numerous extended family members and friends.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Erica James and her staff of Erica's place for the love and care that they provided to their mother. Also, the family extends their appreciation to Saad's Hospice, especially Gloria Kostmeyer, for her loving care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Nativity BVM Cathedral on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Friends may visit from 11:30 am until mass time. Entombment will follow at Biloxi City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Saint Vincent DePaul care of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Sun Herald on May 17, 2018
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