Photo courtesy of SWARTZ FUNERAL HOME - Flint

Debra Lee Adkins

Flint, Michigan

Jul 25, 1955 – Nov 26, 2020 (Age 65)


July 25, 1955
November 26, 2020
Flint, Michigan


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ADKINS, Debra Lee – Of Durand, age 65, died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Ascension Genesys Hospital.

Visitation will be held 5pm-7pm Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint.

Due to Covid-19 and government regulations, only 25 people will be allowed in the chapel at one time. Mask, group capacity and distancing guidelines must be practiced.

Private burial in Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at

Debra was born in Fort Meade, Maryland on July 25, 1955, the daughter of Elizabeth and Harold Sugden. On January 30, 1992, she married Ronald Adkins in Davison. Debra was an NRA member and was also involved with the Shiawassee Search and Rescue and Firing Line LLC. She loved feeding her squirrels, having coffee, having her garage sales, crafts, her daily Facebook posts, and her dogs. Above all else, Debra loved spending time with her children and grand-children.

Surviving are husband, Ronald Adkins;

children, Shon (Waunita), Mickie (Sam), Chris, Amanda, Andrea (Todd) and Karen (Doug);

grandchildren, Shon, Abby, Bryce, Evalina, Britny, Adrianna, Chris, Garrett, Gavin, Rachael, Becca, Lance, Ryan and Joey;

siblings, Karen, Danny, Barefoot, and Donna.

She was preceded in death by siblings, Angie and JR.






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Debbie was a charismatic and loving person. One of the sweetest people we had the pleasure of knowing. Her and Ron complimented each other very well. In life she was an angel and in death she is too. Rest in Peace sweet lady. You will be missed dearly.

Enjoying dinner at Cherry Pockets with our bestiesd

Having lots of good laughs at Cherry pocketsd

Always helping others=ž

Ron & Bill vegging out at Cherry Pocketsd

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

Miss you =*d

In loving memory of a wonderful person! We will love you and miss you always! I love you so much sister and will miss you until we meet again!

Love your sister,
Donna (Dino) & Family

Debi, I am still at a loss for words. You and Ron welcomed me in Kissimmee South with open arms. Your energy was like a breath of fresh air. You will be greatly missed! ❤