Debra J. Donahue
KINGSPORT, TN -- Debra J. Donahue, 52, of Kingsport, TN passed away on August 28, 2012, at her home, with her family by her side, after a long courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Rumford on October 23, 1959. Debbie lived in Kingsport, TN since 1990 and was a CNA working in the Healthcare Profession. She enjoyed reading books but especially enjoyed her cook books and cooking/baking for her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 22 years, Gordon “Gordy” Donahue; two sons, Neil Priest, Travis Robbins and wife, Chyanne, all of Kingsport, TN; three grandbabies which were her special angels, Deirra, Paisley and Isaiah; mother, Rose Robbins of Lewiston; three brothers, Jerry and Kim Robbins of Canton, Dean and Colette Robbins of Monmouth, and Michael and Pam Robbins of Palmyra; nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Amanda Purkey and Beverly Staniford.
She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Dorothy and Francis Thereau; father, Vernon Robbins; paternal grandparents, John and Everlyn Robbins; and uncle, Brad Robbins.
On Sept. 8, family and friends attended a graveside service at St. John’s Cemetery in Rumford followed by a Celebration of Life, at the home of Kim and Jerry Robbins.