Debbie has been my Dear life long friend since we we on the cradle roll in the early 1950's @ First Methodist Church, ( F.U.M.C. Maiden, North Carolina and baptized under The late Revered Gil Reath Adams, Pastor.
Also, Sunday School class members, M.Y.F.?( U.M.Y.F. members under our youth counselors, The late Dale and Betty Lou ne'e Rose Wilkinson.
In 1963 we received our confirmation and joined the congregation of First Methodist Church ( First United Methodist Church ) Maiden, North Carolina under pastor, The late Revered Alton Fitzgerald 1963.
Debra remained church membership her entire life.
We begin our education @ Maiden Elementary, class of 1965 and so enjoyed our high school years in our beloved alma mater, Maiden High School, Maiden, North Carolina, Class of 1970.
Debra, Debbie, Debra enjoyed our class reunions immensely.
Debbie's faith, sweet smile and compassionate spirit remained steadfast with her family and countless friends until her earthly life ended.
Immediately, she became our special angel in The Church Triumphant.
I feel most honored being her friend and officiant for her Homegoing and Celebration Service.
Reverend Ronnie W. Parker
November 12, 2020