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Deborah Roxanna "Debbie" Williams

July 7, 1953 ~ March 27, 2018 (age 64)

DEBORAH ROXANNA “DEBBIE” WILLIAMS, age 64, of Mt. Sterling, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:10 p.m. at Signature HealthCare of Fayette County.

She was born on July 7, 1953 in Greene County to John Leeth and Wanda Rayburn Wilson. Debbie had worked as a preschool teacher at the Glenwood Center for Early Childhood in Columbus for over thirty years. She was a long time member at the Mt. Sterling Freewill Baptist Church. Debbie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She enjoyed taking rides around Deer Creek State Park to admire God’s handy work, but most of all, she loved being with her family and grandchildren.

Debbie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Wade Williams, whom she married on March 16, 1975; and siblings, Donnie Alltop, and Maryann Alltop.

Survivors include her children, Chris (Heather) Williams, and Stephanie (Wayne) Husband; grandchildren, Chelsey Gordon, Jennifer Webb, Tyler (Selena) Webb, Cheyenne Williams, Autumn Doles, and Thomas “Scooter” Doles; great-grandchildren, Rylee Gordon, Sophia Webb, and Tyden Webb; siblings, Ralph (Josephine) Wilson, and Marty (Rocky) Fraley; four nieces; four nephews; and her loving canine companion, Gabby.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at the Mt. Sterling Freewill Baptist Church, 15938 Cook Ave., Mt. Sterling, OH, 43143 with Pastor Densil Wright and Pastor J.D. Bowman officiating with burial to follow at the Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may visit at the church on Monday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Summers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to




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