Debra Stapleton(1960 - 2013)

Debra Ann Shriner Stapleton


Debra Ann Shriner Stapleton, 52, wife of Emory Stapleton, died Saturday, January 12, 2013.

Born in New Orleans, LA, she was the daughter of Dr. John F. and Helen Hickman Shriner, of Montrose, AL.

Mrs. Stapleton was employed with McCutcheon Co. Real Estate She was a 1978 graduate of Fair Hope High School and attended Julia T. Wrights Preparatory School in Mobile, AL. and attended Auburn University. She was of the Methodist faith.

With a unique wit, Debra was a loving wife and trusted friend who always left you with "Can I get you something?"

Surviving are a sister, Julie Howard, of Navarre, FL; brother, Dr. John F. Shriner, Jr. and wife Joanne of Cookeville, TN; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Taylor, Sydney Howard, Mason Howard, Shelby Howard, Ansley Howard, Peter Shriner and wife Maggie, Ian Shriner and wife Kimberly, Christian Stapleton III, and Heather Stapleton; great niece, Wiley Shriner; and brother-in-law Christian Stapleton, Jr. and wife LeeAnn

She was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Shriner.

The funeral service will be held Friday, January 18, 2013 at 5 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown with visitation immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Donate Life South Carolina, 4200 East North Street #22, Greenville, SC 29615 or the Blood Connection, 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville, SC 29607.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733

Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 16, 2013