Debra Pewitt

Born in Nashville, TN on November 18, 1959

Departed on December 14, 2019 and resided in Springfield, TN

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Debra Kay Pewitt age 60 of Springfield, passed away at Sumner Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.

She was born on November 18, 1959 in Nashville, Tennessee to Cova Edward and Bernice Prater. Debra was a graduate of Maplewood High School and worked for many years as an Insurance Biller.

Debra had a fairy tale romance. She met the man of her dreams when she was just fourteen years old. Mr. William Wayne Pewitt was driving down the road in his 68’ Mustang when he saw the prettiest girl riding her bike home. It wasn’t long that they realized they had grown up just a street apart and went to the same high school.

After three proms and a make-believe wedding put on by mutual friends one Christmas, Debra and Wayne married on January 16, 1981. Debra enjoyed the little things in life, sitting around with NCIS and Friends on the television and just talking about her day or taking long drives in the cool summer air. Sundays were spent with her mom shopping.

Debra will be remembered as a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and friend

Debra is survived by her loving and devoted husband Wayne Pewitt; mother Bernice Prater, son Bradley Pewitt and his fiancé, Miranda Follmuth.

A Life Celebration will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 2pm with Bro. Morris Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with friends and family serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12pm until the time of service.

Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172: 615-384-5437:

4 Comments to Debra Pewitt

  1. Patty Gibbs says:

    We are so saddened by the loss of such a sweet friend, but we know we will see her again someday. May the peace and comfort of our Lord be with all the family during this difficult time. Y’all are the best neighbors we ever had!! Love you and will miss you Debbie!!!

  2. Shara Portmann says:

    Debbie will be greatly missed by all her friends and coworkers! She was a wonderful lady and Im thankful to have known her!!!

  3. Jean Martin says:

    Bernice and Wayne and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We loved Debbie dearly. God Bless. Love, Gladys Owenby and Jean Martin

  4. Ruthie Owenby Frame says:

    Bernice, Wayne and family, I am sadden by the passing of Debbie. We were friends for 58 years. I loved her with all my heart. My prayers are with each of you and I know that God will hold you close at this time. We all are very lucky to have such a beautiful Angel watching over us. Much love always, Ruthie Owenby Frame

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