Debra Mefford, 57, of New Castle, passed away Friday, January 28, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 21, 1964, in New Castle, Indiana to the late Robert & Janie (Lowe) Lawson.
Debra attended New Castle Chrysler High School. She married the love of her life, Jeff and enjoyed over 42 years together. Debra enjoyed working in her yard, going camping, just being outside and of course her coffee. She loved her special dog Joey. She was a wonderful cook and there was nothing she would not try to cook and more than not done it to perfection. Her biscuits and gravy were something everyone loved and had to have. But more than anything she enjoyed being with her family whom she loved dearly
Left to cherish Debra’s memory is her husband, Jeff; children Nathan (Brittany Clayborn) Mefford, Macey (Jason Blevins) Mefford & Stacey (Ryan Fletcher) Mefford: 6 grandchildren; Garren Mefford, Zoey Clayborn, McKinley Moore, Kyra Hannan, Mason Blevins & River Fletcher: siblings; Margaret Kern, Trisha Pennington, George “Porky” Lawson and Robert Laswon as well as in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is proceeded in death by her parents listed above and a brother Jimmy Lawson
A visitation will be from 10:00 am to 12:00pm on Thursday February 3, 2022, at Rose City Funeral Home 2011 Broad St New Castle, Indiana. A celebration of Debra’s life will take place on Thursday February 3, 2022, at 12:00 pm with Doug Stroud officiating.
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