Debra “Debbie” Fay Lewis


    Debra “Debbie” Fay Lewis of Cuba, Missouri, previously of Steelville, Missouri, was born on Friday, December 27, 1957 in Washington, Missouri to Lee McPherson Jr. and Mary Ann (Menz) McPherson and passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the age of 62 years and 8 months.


    Debbie graduated from Cuba High School with the Class of 1976.
    She married Theodore “Frank” Franklin Lewis Sr. on December 21, 1979.
    Debbie was a natural caregiver. She went to nursing school and obtained her LPN degree. For 30 years she worked at Gibbs Care Center and then went to work at Cuba Manor until her health began to fail.
    Debbie had accepted the Lord.  She enjoyed to read, do crossword puzzles and to cross-stitch.  
    She was preceded in death by her father, Lee McPherson Jr.; and husband, Frank Lewis.
    She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann McPherson of Cuba, Missouri; daughter, Rachael Gilliam of Cuba, Missouri; brothers, Sherman McPherson of St. Louis, Missouri, Tom (Connie) McPherson and Leroy McPherson, all of Cuba, Missouri and John (Michelle) McPherson of Rosebud, Missouri; sisters, Sharon Harvey of Wildwood, Missouri, Bonnie (John) Hoy and Nancy Brooks, all of Cuba, Missouri and Julie (Rick Hendrix) McPherson of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Tristan Lee Morton of Rolla, Missouri, Cadence Raye Gilliam, Charles “Leighton” Gilliam, Carly Fay Gilliam and Cash Franklin Gilliam, all of Cuba, Missouri;  other relatives friends.
    Visitation held from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with the  memorial service held at 7 p.m. with Bro. Len Young officiating.
    The family chose cremation as her final disposition.  
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.