Debra M. Cress

Cress Debra obit

Debra “Debbie” M. Cress, 68, of Laura, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Kettering Medical Center. 

She was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Bellefontaine to the late Roy Herschel and Ruby Mae Helmandollar McCann.

She also is preceded in death by her loving husband, Jerry Allen Cress.

Survivors include her loving children, Jennifer Leigh (Matt) Berrey of Waynesville, Jacob Allen (Joseph) Cress of Cincinnati and Elisabeth “Betsy” Anne (Kyle) Courtright and Alison Louise (Katlin) Clark, both of Tipp City; five grandchildren; and sister, Patricia McCann of Sidney.

Debbie was a graduate of Riverside High School in DeGraff and Wright State University. Debbie was also a member of the Card Making Club and volunteered at GIVE Medical Ministry and at Grandma’s Kitchen. She also was an avid reader and loved watching her grandchildren play sports.

Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St, West Milton, where calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21. Ashley McCarroll officiates. Burial follows in Riverside Cemetery, West Milton.

Memorial contributions may be made to GIVE Medical Ministry, 1000 Mote Dr., Covington, OH 45308; and Pink Ribbon Girls, 15 S. 2nd St., Tipp City, OH 45371.

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