Mother Debra Jean Hines who after a lengthy illness her spirit-filled soul took flight across death’s stream on Friday, July 18, 2014 where at this moment she rest from her earthly labor. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 2p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, Florida with a local pastor officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mother Hines was preceded in death by her daughter, Felicia Hines. Memories of her will forever live in the hearts and minds of her family and friends including her son, Edwin Jerome Gay, Jr. (Dahima); daughter, Kimberly Gay (Andre); 12 grandchildren, Cranicea, Edwin, III, Jaurean, Edwineisha, Cornelius, Shaquesta, Robernisha, Debra, De’Andre, Jymiesha, Jakenla and Felicia; 13 great grandchildren, Felicia, Reu’nyviya, Kayla, Original, Jei’onni, Amazyn, Na’zahria, Ah’mariyah, Devon, Priscilla, Zion, Antonisha, Ashely; mother, Corrine Boyd; stepchildren, Ellen Hines, Lordy Hines, and Denise’ae Sellers; 6 sisters, Patricia Hall, Carolyn Dorce, Kendra, Mattie, Sharon, Cynthia and their families; brothers, Willie Boone, Jr., Leon Boone (Gloria), Alfonso Boone, wife Connie and their families; aunts, Beatrice Strother; 9 nieces, Kathy, Kimberly, Keshia, Sharika, Queaneisha, Lorraine, Sade, Gloria Lindsey, Shaquana and all their families; 8 nephews, Gerald, Jermaine, Derrick R., Derrick H., Alfonso, Curtis, Deon and Leon, Jr; cousins, Audrey Black, Herbert, Sharon, Eric, Lane, Boone, Gay, Shaketha Jones and husband, Sterling, Ty’Kora, Ty’Rique Kimberly Cannon, Van Bryant Charlene and Husband and all their families; favorite cousin, Queen Spotford and husband, Walter; stepbrothers, Walter and James; godmother, Mary Robertson; goddaughters, Keisha and husband, Lamont and family, Dina and husband, Robert; godson, Ralph Madison; best friend Ginger and other sorrowing relatives, friends and loved ones.
Mother Hines was born on April 20, 1955 to the parentage of Willie H. and Corrine Boyd on April 20, 1955 in Tampa, Florida. Mother Hines was a former employee in the Hotel industry.
There will be a viewing on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home.