A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Grace Community Church for Debra Louise Hebert, 54, who passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at her home. The Rev. Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate the service. Cremation has taken place according to her wishes.
Debra was born April 24, 1956, in England, to Clarence and Shiela Peterson. Her mother preceded her in death. She married Peter Hebert on Jan. 6, 1981. Pete survives her at the family home. She is also survived by her son, Brandon, and his wife, Kristin; her most recent special gift, her granddaughter, Lily Claire; her brother, Dustin Peterson, and his wife, Pam, and their two sons, Dustin and Tyler Peterson; her motherin- law, Idella Davis; and numerous other in-laws, nieces and nephews. Debra moved to the United States as a small girl and had been a resident of Roswell since 1964.
She graduated from Goddard High School in 1974. Her interests included gardening, crafts and spending time outdoors enjoying nature. Debra was active in all of her sonâ€™s athletic activities including Goddard football and baseball. She was also the past president of Noon Optimist Little League. Debra was part owner and office manager of Demareeâ€™s Septic Tank Service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Harvest Ministry, 601 N. Main St., Roswell, NM 88201 or the Assurance Home, 1000 E. 18th St., Roswell, NM 88201.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.