Deborah Lee, 68, passed away January 21st, 2023 in Norfolk, Virginia.
“Debbie” as she was affectionately known by was born May 28th, 1954 in Norfolk, VA to Tillman Washington Jones and Jacqueline Flora Salter. She was a Behavior Specialist with the City of Virginia Beach until her retirement June 1st, 2021. Those who knew Debbie would tell you she was always helping others and never met a stranger. Debbie loved a good deal. She loved thrift store shopping, lounging in the house cuddled up with a good book or watching Netflix. As much as she loved those things, nothing compared to the love she had for her family. She loved nothing more than being a mother and a “meme” Debbie had a kindness to her that was obvious to anyone who was lucky enough to have known her. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, “meme”, and friend. She will be deeply missed.
Left to cherish her memory is: mother, Jacqueline Salter; daughter, Dena Pierson and husband Mike and their children: Carley Waite, Amber Pierson, Samael Pierson; son, Eric Hewitt and wife Megan and their children, Myles Hewitt and Leah Hewitt; longtime friend and father to her children, Larry Hewitt; stepson, Chris Hewitt and wife Heather and their son, Riley Hewitt; two stepsons, Gregory Lee and wife Krystal and their children Dylan Lee, Stella Lee and Jacob Lee; Michael Lee and his children Zoey Lee and Zachary Lee.
Debbie’s companion, Sam Davidson and his son Sam Davidson Jr. and wife Nat; and their children: Briar Davidson and Decker Davidson.
She is preceded in death by: “Mother-Figure” Betty “Bebe” Thomas; father, Tillman Jones; two brothers: Wayne and Doug Thomas; husband, H.K. Lee; and her grandson, Cameron Hewitt.
A celebration of life will be held at 11am, Saturday, February 4th, 2023 at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations. Following the celebration of Debbie’s life, the family invites everyone back to her home to continue the celebration.Send FlowersPlant a Tree
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