Deborah Lynn Meurer


    Deborah Lynn Meurer of St. James, Missouri was born June 18, 1951 in Rolla, Missouri to John Henry Jr. and Catherine  Meurer and passed away on August 23, 2021 at the age of 70 years.


    She married Carl Spurlin. She was then married to Robert Reynolds.
    Debbie was grounded in faith with her Lord Jesus Christ. She was faithful and very active member at the First Assembly of God Church in St. James, Missouri. She loved being a Sunday School teacher for many years.  She always handed out donuts before worship services.
    After retiring from over 35 years of work at the James Foundation, Debbie volunteered at the St. James Caring Center.  
    She loved to hear about activities of her grandson, Jonas, and she usually had a story to share about his activities. She recently enjoyed a day with her sisters. She had pet squirrels with names for each of them.  
    She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Catherine Meurer; children, Christine and Carl Wayne Spurlin; brother-in-law, Jim Davis; sister, Sherry Snelson; and one great nephew, Jayse Ray.
    She is survived by her son, Bobby Reynolds of Oakland Iowa; siblings, Sally Davis of Rolla, Missouri and Linda Ray and husband Jerry of St. James, Missouri John Meurer and wife Stephanie of St. James, Missouri; brother-in-law, Walter Snelson of Rolla Missouri; one grandson, Jonas Reynolds of Oakland Iowa; special extended family, Gavin Hays and Cam Parsons; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on August 27, 2021 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri with Bro Mick Thrasher officiating.
    Pallbearers were Jerry Ray, Johnny Maxwell, Clint Snelson, Justin Ray, Jeffrey Ray, Gage Maxwell, Chad Snelson and J. Meurer.
    Burial was in the family plot at the St. James Cemetery.  
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.