Debra was born on December 17, 1960 to the late Mary Tate. She was born in Sturgis, Ky.
Debra had worked for over 22 years at the Fountainview Nursing Home in Eldorado before becoming disabled. She loved the outside especially being in the woods. Her favorite places were Garden of Gods, Iron Furnace or just anywhere in nature. She loved her family and friends very much and enjoyed being with them
She is survived by a son, Matthew Brandon Wood of Eldorado and a sister Krista Tate of Eldorado. Many other friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Tipton.
Her service will be private.
Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway is entrusted with arrangements where you can leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com