The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

April 26, 2013

Debra J. Burgess, 57, Plant City, Fla.


The Daily Item

— PLANT CITY, Fla. — Debra Jean Burgess, 57, of Plant City, passed on peacefully on Tuesday evening, April 23, 2013.

Formerly of Sunbury, Debra was born July 7, 1955, a daughter of the late Paul and Jean Billman. On March 22, 1975, she married her best friend for life, Bill. They had one son, Matthew, who was totally dedicated to his mom.

Debra is also survived by one brother, Paul and his wife Mime and children Jamie, Zachory, Elle, and Sara; cousin, Kenneth and his wife Julie Trometter; many sisters- and brothers-in-law who were always a big part of her life; and many nephews, nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces with whom she had a special bond with each one.

Debra had many wonderful friends throughout her life that will miss the great person she was.

She enjoyed spending time at all family gatherings. Her zest for life let her steal the spotlight always.

Debra was a true Elvis fan. Her favorite song by him was Amazing Grace.

The most important thing to Debra was her husband and son. As a family, they dedicated their lives to each other.

For the short time given on this earth, she leaves behind much love and memories. We will miss you always and forever.

At this time, she will be cremated and a private service held at a later date.