Debbie was born June 4, 1955, at Missouri Delta Community Hospital in Sikeston the daughter of Gene and Lena (Greenlee) Warren. She was raised in Matthews, Mo. until her marriage to Stanley R. Gaylord on April 26, 1974 in Essex.
She had been a resident of Cape Girardeau three years after moving from Dexter.
She was a member of Fruitland Community Church, in Fruitland.
Survivors include: husband; Stanley Ray Gaylord of Cape Girardeau, one daughter; Monica Anne Gaylord of Cape Girardeau, one son; Chadwick Michael Gaylord of Jefferson City, one sister; Sondra Anne Buchanan of Benton, two nieces; Dawn Mechelle Collier of Charleston and Stacy Nicole Carlyle of Benton, one nephew; Jonathan Grant Buchanan of Benton and three great nieces and two great nephews.
She was preceded in death, other than by her parents, by one nephew; David Shawn Buchanan.
Debbie was an amazing wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend to all who met her.
Friends may call at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007 from 4-8 p.m.
There will be a Celebration Service at Fruitland Community Church, in Fruitland on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Mike Parry officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Fruitland Community Church in Fruitland.
Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.