Debra S. Harmston

June 29, 1955 - December 02, 2017

Debra S. Harmston, 62, of Pana, died Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.  She was born June 29, 1955 in Pana to Charles & Bernadine (Askins) Owens.

Debra lived entire life in the Pana area and she was a homemaker.  She enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, & gambling, and was known for keeping a very tidy home. She also enjoyed listening to gospel music, and the most in important thing in her life was her grandchildren and great granddaughter.

Debra Owens married Larry Harmston on July 4, 1971 in Pana, who was the love of her life and he survives in Pana, along with their children: Christy (Aaron) Hocq, Pana, IL and Curtis (Amanda) Harmston, Pana, IL; grandchildren: Leandra Harmston, Lindsay Henschen, Brayden Henschen, Austin Henschen, Dillan Hocq, Carter Hocq, Brittany Harmston, Delaney Harmston, and Grace Harmston; great granddaughter, Zaybree Fry; brothers & sisters: Gary (Sharon) Owens, Jackie Kay, Bill (Joyce) Owens, Curly Owens, Phyllis Rowden (Benny Battels), Shirley Ruot, Charles (Judy) Owens, Patricia (Walter) Lash, Dixie (Jerry) Fox.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Wendle & Bernadine Fulford and Charles Owens; granddaughter, Lindsay Henschen; brother, Dave Owens; sisters, Marylin Warren & Beverly Hays; and brother-in-law, Danny Kay.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Brown and Pastor Todd Holman officiating.  Burial will be in Rosemond Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Donations Information

Memorials may be made to Barnes Jewish Hospital for the study of H.H.T.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Debra S. Harmston

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