Deborah (Debbie) Ann White, of Moberly, MO passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020. She was born in 1953 in Edina, MO, the daughter of Leo Smith and Reta Goodwin Smith.
Debbie married George White in 1988. She is survived by her daughter, Catherine Ryan Ferguson and grandchildren, Cameron Ferguson and Sydney Ferguson all of Cairo; son, David (Bridget) Ryan and grandchildren, Keegan Ryan, Koy Ryan and Kason Ryan all of Cairo; daughter, Gina Spicer and family of Moberly; daughter, Marcy (Donald) Hutchinson and family of Madison; daughter, Marla Harbin and family of Columbia; mother, Reta Smith of Moberly and brother, Jeff Smith of Huntsville.
She is preceded in death by her husband, George White; sister, Brenda Hunter and father, Leo Smith.
Debbie was a graduate of Northeast R-IV at Cairo. During her career she worked for Toastmaster, Orscheln Industries and finally Missouri Heart Specialists from which she retired after 18 years of service.
She was a member of Family Life Fellowship Church for over 26 years. She was known as a prayer warrior with faith that could move mountains. She prayed tirelessly for her family, her friends and her church. Debbie spent her time with her family. She loved going to sporting and musical events with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed large family dinners, spending time with her church friends and horse pulls with George.
Debbie worked in the nursery at Family Life Fellowship for many years. She helped with volunteer ministries including Peace Makers with projects such as Angel Gowns, repairs for American Flags and other projects for Veterans.
Services celebrating Debbie’s life will be held on Tuesday December 22, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Family Life Fellowship, 1614 US-24, Moberly, MO 65270. Interment will follow at Chapel Grove Cemetery in Clark, MO. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorial contributions in Debbie’s honor are suggested to Family Life Ministries.