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Thursday May 6th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Visitation


Thursday May 6th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia
Friday May 7th, 2021

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Interment following funeral service


Friday May 7th, 2021

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Funeral Service


Friday May 7th, 2021
12:00pm

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Funeral Service


Friday May 7th, 2021
12:00pm

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Debra "Debbie" Deal

Debra "Debbie" Jane Deal, 66, of Dallas, passed away on Saturday May 1, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Gaston County on August 11, 1954, the daughter of the late Charles Edgar Pearson and Vera Chapman Pearson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Dwight Pearson, and her canine companion, Sassy. Debbie had a heart of gold and enjoyed helping anyone she could. She was also known as Mama Debbie because she was everyone's mom. She loved to shop and collected bells and butterflies. Above all, Debbie loved her family dearly.

Debbie is survived by her husband, Gerald Daniel Deal, Sr.; children, Robin Pearson, Jacob Deal and wife Brittany, Patience Mills, Madison Mills; special daughter, Sophie McDaniel; stepchildren, Gerald Deal Jr. and Robin, David Deal and Crystal, Jerry Lynn Jenkins and Julie Tilley; sister, Gloria Jenkins; grandchild, Liam Brezeale; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Benson Funeral & Cremation Services of Mount Holly. A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home, with interment following at Hollywood Cemetery in Gastonia.

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I remember how Debbie and I met at Flair Filtration. She always cared about everyone's well being. A very sweet person and beautiful inside and out praypraying for the family. So sorry to hear about this.

Nicole Byers May 8 2021 12:00 AM

Debbie and worked together. Sweet Lady loving caring.. I know she was a one of a kind. Love her family so proud of each one. Broke my heart to hear this. Prayers and love sending your way

Sharon Tyson May 8 2021 12:00 AM

I remember singing amazing Grace over and over and over again to Sophie in the hospital room right after her surgery. Debbie and I talked for hours as we held Sophie and sang to her and slept on our arms. Debbie always had a place in her home and in her heart for children and she will always be my mentor.

Shelley Dean May 7 2021 12:00 AM

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Rose Chapman Williams May 5 2021 12:00 AM

Debra was such a sweet, nice, and funny lady. I always enjoyed spending time with her!

Nancy Harris May 5 2021 12:00 AM

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Jr May 3 2021 12:00 AM

I met Debbie when we worked at Flair Filtration she was always happy and fun!!!! We had some really great times!! She was so proud of her children

Tracy Teague May 2 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Debra Deal

The Staff of Benson Funeral & Cremation Services May 2 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Debra Deal

Tracy Teague May 2 2021 12:00 AM

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