Deborah was born on June 14, 1952, in South Charleston, West Virginia. She married Gary F. Smith in 1984, and had two daughters, Kimberly and Kayla. She was a longtime employee of Edwardsville School District, where she loved telling stories about her life and her family to the students.
Deborah is survived by her husband, Gary; her daughters, Kimberly, nee Smith, (Steven) Ketterer, and Kayla, nee Smith, (Ryan) Ball; and two grandsons, Grayson Ball and Thomas Ketterer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Stroke Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Private family services will be held.