The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

January 3, 2013

Debra Kay Anderson

Published 1-3-13

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Debra K. Anderson will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Bible Baptist Church.

Rev. John Clapp, Pastor, will officiate. Interment at 2 p.m. in Byron-Amorita Cemetery. Arrangements by Wharton Funeral Chapel, Alva.

Condolences may be made online at www.whartonfuneralchapel.com.

Debra Kay, daughter of Opal (Menefee) and Clyde Whitely, was born Feb. 16, 1951, in Alva, Okla.

She passed away at Share Medical Center on Monday, the 31st of December at the age of 61 years, 10 months and 15 days. She attended the Alva School System and graduated with the class of 1970.

On May 27, 1995, Debra married John Anderson in Cherokee, Okla.

Following their marriage they made their home in Alva, where she had an in-home day care for a few years.

Debra attended and was baptized at Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed doing ceramics and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Ann Whitely and Josephine Bush; and two brothers, Charles and Vernon.

Debra is survived by her loving husband, John; a sister, Arlene Hada; and two brothers, Darrell and Gary.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society.

(Submitted by family)

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