Debra “Debbie” Dean Gould, 52, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, departed this life on September 8, 2008 at Kabul Nursing Home in Cabool, Missouri, following a long illness.
She was born on June 22, 1956 at Hartville, Missouri, the daughter of Loman Ervin and Goldie Ruth (Hicks) Smith.
Debbie was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ervin and David Smith; and three sisters, Zebbie Gardner, Marsha Smith and Bonnie Parsons.
She is survived by her husband, Johnny Gould; a daughter, Cheryl Gould; a son, Randy Lacy; three grandchildren, Lilly Gould, Britney Lacy and Seth Lacy; three brothers, Andrew and Ted Smith of Forsyth, Missouri, and Robert Smith of Norwood, Missouri; two sisters, Betty Kelly of Manes, Missouri, and Brenda Smith of Mtn. Grove; as well as a host of other family and friends who will miss her dearly.
Graveside services were at 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 12, 2008, at Cabool Cemetery with Rev. Bill Kelly officiating. Pallbearers were Mike Kelly, Jeff Kelly, Kevin Smith, Travis Forbes, Mike Sanders, Henri Sanders, Mike Freeman and Dustin Kelly. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.