Deborah Smith
1950 ~ 2010

Funeral services for lifelong area resident Deborah Jean Smith were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Mancos, Colo. Interment followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Debbie was born on Nov. 13, 1950 in Durango, the daughter of William Winfield and Genevieve Jean (Alexander) McGregor. She passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at her Mancos residence, at the age of 60.

On Dec. 18, 1987, Debbie married Donnie Lee Smith in Moab, Utah. A beautician for most of her life, Debbie worked in salons in both Mancos and Moab. She also spent time in the restaurant industry as a waitress in Moab and Mancos and Debbie also cooked at the restaurant at Mesa Verde.

Debbie enjoyed sitting on her front porch talking to the passersby. In her free time, she enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and playing dominoes. Debbie loved taking rides in the mountains and she enjoyed watching wildlife at the family camp trailer north of Mancos.

Surviving Debbie are her loving husband, Donnie Lee Smith of Mancos; her daughter, Barbra Jean Domenick and husband, Warren of Moab, Utah; and her step-children, Tony Smith and wife Sandi of Moab, Scott Smith and wife Pat of Farmington, Mo., Annette Smith of Moab, and Donna Spangler and husband, Mike of St. Genevieve, Mo. Debbie also leaves behind her five grandchildren, Tiffany Paddock, Rachelle Nye, Christian Domenick, and Arora Domenick, all of Moab; four great-grandchildren; and her brothers, James Frederick McGregor and wife, Ann of Carson City, Nev., and Robert McGregor of Cortez, Colo.

Debbie was preceded in death by her parents; and by her sister, Judith Caroline McGregor.

Memorial contributions may be made in Debbie’s name to the American Cancer Society or to Mancos Valley Bank, where a fund has been started.

Services were under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home.

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