Class of 1974

1974 Maroon SpotlightMarilyn Swan Bourland
Marilyn Swan Bourland

Marilyn Marie (Swan) Bourland

May 18, 1955 – March 17, 1988

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist church of Perry for Marilyn M. Bourland, 32, 519 Jackson street, who died March 17, 1988, in Perry. Officiating will be Rev. R. C. Jenkins, Ardmore, former pastor of the Mt. Olive AME church of Perry, and Rev. Nancy Newton, current pastor of Mt. Olive AME. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home.

The daughter of Wayne and Opal Swan, Mrs. Bourland was born May 18, 1955, at Perry. She was a 1974 graduate of Perry high school.

She and Don Bourland were married March 25, 1973, at Perry. Mrs. Bourland was an employee in the accounting department at Charles Machine Works.

She was a member of Mt. Olive AME church and was active in the Noble County Family YMCA where she taught aerobics.

In addition to her husband, Don, Mrs. Bourland is survived by two sons, Donald Frederick and Anthony Murral, both of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Swan, Perry; three sisters, Allyson Swan, Karla Swan and Jacquelyn Moses, all of Perry; eight brothers, James Knight, Detroit, Mich.; Harvey Swan, Oklahoma City; and Delbert Swan, Virgil Swan, Kendall Swan and Curtis Swan, all of Perry; and grandparents, Edith Franklin, Kansas City, MO; and Willie Vester and Mary Atkinson, both of Perry.