Debra Lou Wright "Debbie" WEST Obituary

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Date: 2012-09-25

WEST, Debra Lou Wright "Debbie" 61, went home to be with her Lord on Sept. 22, 2012. She was born in St. Augustine on Sept. 15, 1951. Raised in Birmingham, AL, she moved with her family to New Port Richey in 1967. She was a social-work graduate of the University of Louisville. She worked for Indiana Public Welfare, The Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, The Children's Home Society and grew Adoption By Choice into one of the largest adoption agencies in Florida. She participated in more than 1,000 adoptions. In more recent years, she served as the VP for Affiliations for the Pasco Co. based LegacyTV national television network. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, New Port Richey. She is survived by her parents, Dan and Mary Lou Wright; her husband of 42 years, Jim; two sisters, Dee Parr and Dana Holmes, all of New Port Richey; two children, Dr. Chris (Megan) West of Parker, CO, and Christi (Adam) Armatas of New Port Richey. She was the beloved grandmother to Lane (10), London (8), Kale (5) and Kole (1). She also was a cherished aunt to many and a friend to hundreds. Family interment services on Friday, East Elfers Cemetery with public Celebration of Life service 11 am, Saturday, First Baptist Church, New Port Richey. Dobies Funeral Home Congress Chapel (727)841-7555


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