Deborah Speas Smith, 62, of Cumberland, passed away on December 16, 2018 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her Father David G. Speas. She is survived by her Mother Irene D. Wyatt, Step-Father Julian Wyatt, Brother Dyral S. Speas (Patty), Sister Judy S Chambliss (Perry) , Niece Krystle Francis (Conrad) Nephews Mark (Angel) Rick (Stella) and Cameron Chambliss.
Debbie joined the work force directly after high school and excelled in office and personnel management working her way up to field supervisor with a Richmond firm. She loved flowers and was an avid gardener. She was very artistic and enjoyed a variety of needlework and crafts. She was especially gifted at embroidery and plastic canvas and loved designing gifts for family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be on January 5th @ 2:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall at Jones Chapel Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Full Circle Nature School, 1751 Lockett Rd, Rice VA 23966 or to Cumberland Vol Fire Dept. P O Box 97, Cumberland VA 23040.