Debra Ann (Riggs) Reid

Born: Mon., Feb. 2, 1953
Died: Tue., Aug. 2, 2016

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Fri., Aug. 05, 2016
Location: Burns Mortuary

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 08, 2016
Location: Yankton Hillcrest Cemetery

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Debra Ann Reid

February 2, 1953 – August 2, 2016

Debra Ann “Debbi” Reid, 63, of Pendleton, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 5, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton Chapel in Pendleton, Oregon.  A Graveside Service will be held Monday, August 8, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in the Yankton Hillcrest Cemetery in St. Helens, Oregon.  Sign the online condolence book at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 

She was born February 2, 1953, to Orin and Marjorie (Thomas) Riggs in St. Helens, Oregon.  She was raised and educated in St. Helens, where she attended Yankton Elementary and graduated from St. Helens High School.  She was married to William Fredrick Brown February 11, 1972, the couple had a daughter Julie, the marriage later ended.  She was married to Max Allison McKenzie on February 19, 1983, this marriage later ended.  On March 15, 1996, she married Jack Arthur Reid, the couple recently celebrated twenty years of marriage.  Debbi had worked for the City of Pendleton for 21 years.  She later worked for the Stanfield Cemetery District and with her husband Jack owned and operated Reid Embroidery.

Debbi loved watching her grandkids play ball.  She enjoyed sewing, embroidering, canning, cooking and hunting. 

She is survived by her husband Jack Reid of Pendleton; her daughter Julie McKenzie-Fennimore & husband Erik of La Grande, OR; stepsons Ben Reid of Elk River ID; Andy Reid of Pasco, WA; Matt Reid of Condon, OR; and Ken Reid of Umatilla, OR; her siblings Donna Riggs of Pendleton, OR; Andy Riggs of St. Helens, OR; Shirley Riggs-Mann of St. Helens, OR; Ella Mae (Bobbi) Riggs-Jackson of Canyon, TX; and Jack Riggs, Delbert Riggs, Terry Riggs and Diana Nish, all of St. Helens, OR; her grandchildren Jerad McKenzie & Jacobi Rudd, several other grandchildren; one great-grandchild Alistair Daniel McKenzie, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Orin Hendry Riggs and Marjorie Alice Riggs, as well as her sister Marjorie Lou Riggs Anderson.  

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   Posted Wed August 03, 2016
I'm so sorry for your loss. Debbie was a good friend and I always enjoyed working with her. My thoughts are with you. Jutta Haliewicz

Jack & Carol McIntosh
   Posted Wed August 03, 2016
Jack and family. We are so sorry for y our loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jack& Carol

   Posted Wed August 03, 2016
Julie & Kids: I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much Debbie loved you guys. You were the light in her life. I never saw her without her telling me what you were up to and how proud she was of you all. I enjoyed knowing her and working with her. She will be missed!

Leonard & Anita Cardwell
   Posted Wed August 03, 2016

My old friend Jack; My prayers go to you and the family at this time of your loss. Words at times like this do not always bring the help you need, however, as each day goes by it hopefully will get better. Always remember the good times you shared together.

Mr. Ganaway
   Posted Fri August 05, 2016
I'm sorry for the loss of your dear loved one, Debra Ann, may you be encouraged by the God of all comfort, Jehovah thru his word in Psalms 34:18: Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit. God's word also says in Isaiah 25:8: He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces...For Jehovah himself has spoken it. (Psalms 83:18; Titus 1:2) Isaiah 33:24; Revelation 21:1-5; / John 5:28,29; John 11:25,26. This is what God's Kingdom, under Jesus Christ rulership, will accomplish in the very near future, for all those who love righteousness. The true God promises in his word in Psalms 37:11,29:..The meek will possess the earth, And they will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace 29: The righteous will possess the earth, And they will live forever on it. Ecclesiastes 1:4; Isaiah 35:5,6; Isaiah 65:21,22.(New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures)

eleventh hour warrior
   Posted Thu August 11, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our hearts and prayers.

Ruby Guida Love
   Posted Sat August 13, 2016
Debbie was a friend in high school. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

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