Debra Jean Williams Leary, 55, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
Debra was born Monday, May 13, 1957, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Oskar Williams and Arlene Lucille Armstrong Williams.
On July 21, 1986, in Elkins, she was married to Arthur Donald Leary, who preceded her in death in 2008. They enjoyed 20 years of a wonderful marriage.
Debra is survived by a son, James Michael Pritt and wife, Meredith Alfano-Pritt, of Elkton, Md.; two grandchildren, Macy and Mackinley Pritt; one stepdaughter, Donna Elicker and husband, Dan, of Dover, Pa.; three grandchildren, Jamie, Nicole and Iisac Elicker, all of Dover, Pa.; four siblings, Lawrence Neil Williams and wife, Rosanna and Carol L. Williams, all of Elkins, Donna Williams Pitsenberger and husband, Tom, of Beverly and Oskar Keith Williams of Hagerstown, Md.; one special aunt, Edna Carr of Elkins; and several nieces and nephews.
Debra was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald W. Williams.
Debra was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1975, and she had worked as a sales associate at Walmart and also worked part time at Randolph County Senior Center.
She enjoyed gardening, flowers, reading, her dog, Raisin, and spending time with her friends. She had attended Shiloh Baptist Church and was a Baptist by faith.
Debra loved life, good friends and never knew a stranger.
She asked that everyone do something good for others always in memory of her.
A memorial service will be conducted at The Randolph Funeral Home Thursday, Oct. 18, where friends may call from 6 until 7 p.m., the funeral hour.
Pastor Terry Cannon will officiate.
Memorial contributions can be made, in Debra's memory, to The Randolph County Humane Society, 195 Weese St., Elkins, WV 26241.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Debra Jean Williams Leary.
Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.me.com.