Debby died of natural causes at 3:18 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.
She was born January 7, 1955 in Trigg County to Leonard “Bubby” Darnell and Virginia Stewart DeWeese.
She was of the Baptist faith and was employed by United Marine as a boat cook.
She was preceded in death by her mother Virginia Stewart DeWeese.
Survivors include her father, Leonard “Bobby” Darnell of Cadiz; one brother, Rodney Darnell (and wife Diane) of Cadiz; step –father, Richard DeWeese of Cadiz, one son, Bryan Cooper (and wife JoAnna) of Cadiz; one granddaughter, Mackenzie Brooke Cooper; two step-granddaughters, Destiny Todd and Michaela Findley; one nephew, Reggie Darnell; two nieces; Sheri and Tami Darnell; one great nephew, Cole Darnell; and one great niece, Ashlee Wyatt.
Pallbearers were Cole Darnell, Reggie Darnell, Eddie Meredith, Ray Marlowe, Frank Boone and Brian Mosley. Honorary pallbearers were Teresa Harper, Betsy Meredith, Peggy Marlowe, Ruth Anne Mitchell, Diane Banister, Wanda Birdsong, Jill Mitchell, Mary Edmonds, Elsie Harper and Gail Finley.
Music was provided by Scott Mitchell, pianist and Clay King, pianist and vocalist.
Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN. 385105.