Deborah C. Andrews (1956 - 2018)

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Deborah C. Andrews, age 61, passed from this life Monday, September 3, 2018 at her home. She was born in Chipley, FL on December 26, 1956 to Billy Ray and Ozie Marie (Strickland) Andrews. Deborah graduated from Holmes County High School 1975, attended Chipola Jr. College in 1976 and Pensacola Jr. College Police Academy in 1977. She worked for Holmes County Sheriff's Department 1976, Pinkerton Security Company in Gonzales, LA in 1976-1977, Defuniak Nursing Home from 1979-1983, city of Defuniak Police Dept. from 1980-1986 (First Female), Graceville Police from 1986-1989 (First Female), State of Florida DOT from 1989-1992 (Weight Inspector), and Sate of Florida DOT Motor Carrier Compliance (1991-2001).

She is preceded in death by her grandparents; Ray and Ocie Dell Andrews and Walter and Minnie Strickland, her great grandparents; Barney and Daisey Retherford, and her aunts and uncles Charles Andrews, Charles M. Strickland, Margaret Bishop and Doyle Taylor.

Deborah is survived by her parents, a special friend; Elaine Arcabascio and her sons; Charlie and his wife Amanda and children, Chris and his wife Amanda and children, her Brother; Charles Edward Andrews, his wife Menette, Nephews; Angus Wilson Andrews and Jacob Ruger Andrews and his wife Leslie, great nieces; Hayes Andrews, Rae Andrews, great Nephews; Bryce, Trace, great, great niece Kylee, aunts and uncles; Sue Andrews, Roy and Maxine Strickland, Betty Taylor, Annette and Ken Adkinson.

Funeral service were held 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Ike Steverson officiating. Interment followed in the Bonifay City Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to service. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley, FL in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online register at
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Sept. 12, 2018
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