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Debbie Lepley

1952-2017

Published: April 22, 2017 5:00 AM

MILLERSBURG -- Debbie L. Lepley, 65, of Millersburg went home to be with the Lord Friday afternoon, April 7, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family, following an extended illness.

Graveside services were noon on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, with Pastor Steve Young officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg. Those wishing to share a memory or make online condolences may do so by visiting www.alexanderfhinc.com.

Debbie Lepley

She was born March 3, 1952, in Columbus and was the daughter of Robert L. and Ruth E. (Scarberry) Anderson. On Dec. 3, 1968 she married Jack Franklin Showalter Jr., and he preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1986. She later married Robert L. Lepley on Aug. 19, 1988, and he survives.

Debbie was a homemaker; it was truly her heart's desire. She enjoyed interior decorating, baking cakes, making fudge and cooking for her family. Her passion in life was her grandchildren and spending time with them. Debbie was a member of Faith Bible Church. She was a Sunday school teacher, helped with Vacation Bible School and other programs, and served many years in children's ministry.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Robert, are two daughters, Tracy (Marvin) Miller of Millersburg and Charity Michelle Showalter of Coshocton; seven grandchildren, Anthony, Tiara, Natosha, Tyra, Isaac, Ethan and Jack; five great-grandchildren, Cheyanne, Gianna, Zaiden, Amira and Andre; three brothers, Robert Anderson of Columbus, and Jeff (Brenda) Anderson and Paul (Julia) Anderson, both of Marion; three sisters, Brenda (Ken) Kelley of Phoenix, Arizona, Cindy (Mark) Kelley of Millersburg and Tuana (John) Adamsky; brothers-in-law, Raymond (Yvonne) Lepley of Danville and Ralph (Lyn) Lepley of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Effie (Bill) McCormick of Coshocton; numerous nieces and nephews; and faithful friend and caregiver, Jane Graven.

She was preceded in death by her parents; previous in-laws, Jack and Grace Showalter; mother-in-law, Alma Lepley; and her aunt, Zorritta Caudill.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to the staff at LifeCare Hospice for all of the love, care and support that was given to them during this difficult time.


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