Debra Ellen Southard, 48, of DeWitt, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Memorials are suggested to the family's choice in care of Fox Funeral Home of Cole Camp.
Born March 5, 1957, in Sedalia, she was the daughter of the late Wilford Eugene and Hazel Pauline Ford Furnell. She was married to Lester Southard, who survives of the home. She had worked at Fun Time Day Care in Marshall.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Kim Pacheco of Ottawa, Kan.; two sons, Randy Southard of Miami and Bradley Southard of DeWitt; two sisters, Kathy Edgar of Lincoln and Sharon Cunningham of Sedalia; one brother, Shelby Furnell of Ionia and seven grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Connie J. Mitts.