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Linn County News

Published April 3, 2019

 

Debra Sue Myrick, age 67, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019, at her rural Pleasanton home. She was born at Beattyville, Ky., on Jan. 13, 1952, the daughter of Rex and Anna Durbin Tincher.

She worked in the construction industry as a laborer. She was a member of the Laborer's Union Local No.1290. Debra worked on the road with David Allen Coe for two years. She also worked as a para and in later years started ranching. 

Debra met Shawn Myrick in June of 1985. They were married on Sept. 30, 1988. 

She enjoyed gardening, canning and fishing. She had an interest in homeopathic medicine and glass etching. She was a member of the Children of God. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and three siblings, Kevin, Becky and Patricia. 

Debra is survived by her husband Shawn; two sons, Skylar Myrick and wife Halley, and Nathan Blackburn and wife Summer; a daughter, Shannon Sturgil and husband Brian; and siblings Rex, Johnny, Joe, Tim, Paul, Patrick, Sandy, Kelly and Tina.

Service will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. to service time. Contributions are suggested to St. Jude's Children’s Hospital. Online condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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