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Obituary for Debra Jean Smith

Debra Jean Smith
Horseheads, NY
Passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday evening, August 10, 2019 at the age of 61. She was born on May 24, 1958 in Elmira, NY, a daughter to the birth family of the late James A. and Shirley Webber Golden Jr. and raised by Avon and Donna Saltzgiver. She is predeceased by siblings, James Golden Jr., Lisa Golden, Robin Thomas and Joli Saltzgiver. Debra is survived by her husband of 21 years, David F. Smith; children, Shavon (Michael) Privetts, Michael Schrock (Jessica) and Aimee Schrock; grandchildren, Mackenzie Schrock, Dylan Schrock, Reaghan Schrock, Harper Hundley, Wyatt Privetts and Carter Privetts; brothers, Wayne Golden, Howard Golden and Doug Golden; sisters, Beverly Cuberto, Loretta Smith, Cheri Andrus, Angel Saltzgiver; and several extended family members and a host of caring friends. She was a graduate of EFA the class of 1978, a member of His Tabernacle and enjoyed time spent with her family. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan’s Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Monday, August 19, 2019 from 4PM - 6 PM. Her Memorial Services will be held at the conclusion of hours with Minister Carl Saunders. Those wishing to remember Debra please consider donations to The Josh Palmer Fund, PO Box 3225, Elmira, NY 14905 in her memory.