Debora Lynn Waugh, 65 years old, of Pollock, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.
Debora was born February 6, 1955 in Beloit, Wisconsin to Donald and Rita (Payne) Gatrel. On July 5, 1974 in Rockford, Illinois she married Russell Earl Waugh, he preceded her in death on December 28, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a stillborn granddaughter; and a brother, Donald Gatrel, Jr.
Debora was survived by: One daughter, Jackie Reed of Beloit, Wisconsin; two granddaughters, Lauren Leipzig and husband David of Tennessee and Sharita Reed of Beloit; a grandson, Terry Lang Reed; 7 great grandchildren; and one nephew, Brian Gatrel; an honorary daughter, Dee Clay; and lifelong friends, Mattie Stanzach and Jennifer Phillips.
Debora lived in Pollock for the past 26 years, She and Russell were ministers of Olive Tree Outreach, Inc. and owned and operated Country Meadows Bed and Breakfast in Pollock. Prior to moving to Pollock, they were a traveling ministry for 10 years. Debora liked to bake pies, and also enjoyed gardening and flowers. Debora was a devout Christian and loved her life with her husband, Russell.
A graveside service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Kirksville, MO.