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Debby lost her battle with breast cancer on December 26, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital, in Tulsa, Ok.
She was born in Newport News, Va and is survived by two children: Casey and Cheyenne Johnson of Springfield, Mo, and grandson, Calvin. Parents, Gail J. Holt, Galena, Mo. Father, William D. and Betty Holt, Hampton, Va. Siblings are Gini Holt, Hampton, Pam and Tim Cartner, Tulsa, Cricket Holt, Springifeld, Scott Holt, Galena, Steven Cappendyck, Va. Nieces and nephews, Sean, DJ, Scotty, Timmy, Caleb and Madison.
Debby moved to Springfield about 1993. She earned her GED and received a full scholarship to SMSU, where she earned her degree in CIS, along with 2+ years of breast cancer treatment. Her talent was in art and photography. She enjoyed her employment with O&S Trucking until her cancer returned to her lungs and brain in 2007. We thank the doctors of Mercy for working so hard to save her.
Debby is a beautiful soul and will be remembered in a "Life Celebration" memorial from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 2:00 at the Boat house at Springfield Lake, 5324 South Kissick Avenue, Springfield, MO. 65804.
Published in the News-Leader on Jan. 19, 2014