Debbie Bird, 52, of Anderson, Indiana, formerly of Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at St. John’s Hospital in Indiana.
She was born May 9, 1956 in Woodland, North Carolina.
She was in the first graduating class at Ridgecroft School and was class Valedictorian.
She was employed by St. John’s Hospital, IN as a Home Health Physical Therapist.
She was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church and was a wonderful daughter, wife, mom and grandmama.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, December 22, 2008 at Murfreesboro Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Lee Canipe and Rev. Tom Caulkins will officiate.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 30 years, Tom Bird of Anderson, IN; a daughter, Elizabeth Bird Ross and her husband, Adam, of Florence, SC; a son, Joey Bird of Indianapolis, IN; a grandson, Connor Ross of Florence, SC; and her father, Joe Dickerson of Murfreesboro, NC.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Eyssel Dickerson.
The family will receive friends Monday from 1-2 p.m. at Murfreesboro Baptist Church.
Friends and family may sign the online register and send condolences at www.garrettfh.com