ORLEANS – Debra “Debi” Jo Flynn, 54, formerly of Mitchell, passed away due to a massive stroke at 4:05 p.m. Sunday, December 22, 2013, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.
Born October 25, 1959, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Joe Flynn and Martha (Green) Collins.
She was employed at C&M Conveyer and was a graduate of Oakland City College. Debra was a member of Oakland City College Alumni, United Steel Workers 7-30, and former member of ABATE.
Surviving: daughters, Rachel (Andrew) Davis, Orleans
Robin (Joe) Higgs, Mitchell
Crystal (Blaine Longest) Goldsberry, Orleans
dogs, Roxanne and Ridge
mother, Martha Collins, Mitchell
companion, Jeff Perkins, Orleans
grandchildren, Nicole Goldsberry
Lonzo Smith III
brothers, Ronnie (Brenda) Flynn, Mitchell
Steve (Vivian) Flynn, Mitchell
Brad (Kim) Flynn, Mitchell
Several nieces and nephews
Several great nieces and nephews
Several aunts and uncles
She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Flynn; stepfather, Estel Collins; very special grandmother, Helen Wilfong; grandfather, John Green; paternal grandparents, Jess and Gladys Flynn; granddaughter, Kristen Dawn Emmons; nephew, Gregory Flynn, and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Brother Tom Bostic officiating. Cremation will follow the service.
Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.