Mrs. Debra Bond, 56 of McHenry, died Sun., March 24, 2013 in Biloxi.
Mrs. Bond was a published author under the name, Samantha Lynn, in young adult fantasy novels.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Bond of McHenry; three sons, Chris (Christina) Bond of Hurley, Dale (Jennifer) Harrington of Picayune and Ronald (Nicole) Ellis of Saucier; one daughter, Melissa Collom of Vancleave; one brother, Larry Watson of Camden, Ark.; one sister, Fay Watson of Oklahoma; and seven grandchildren, Garrett, Laurin, Lynsi, Troi, Gabe, Cassidy and Catie.
Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins was in charge of arrangements.