Dewitt Obits

Debra Bentley

Debra Joyce “Debbie” Bentley, 51, of Heyworth, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Saturday (July 9, 2016) at her residence.

Her graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Gates Cemetery, Gates, Tenn. The Rev. Steve Evans will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington.


The family suggests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, or a charity of the donor’s choice.


Debbie was born Dec. 14, 1964, in Bloomington, the daughter of Jimmy David and Peggy Joyce Thurmond Bentley.


Surviving are her parents, Jimmy David and Peggy Joyce Bentley, Bloomington; one daughter, Stevie (Jamie) Tillman, Normal; fiancé, Randy Lee, Heyworth; one brother, Greg (Becky) Bentley, Bloomington; niece and nephew, Justin David (Megan) Bentley, Mansfield, and Danielle Jean Bentley, Peoria; one great-niece, Graysen Lynn Bentley, Mansfield; special family members, Dallas Lee, Heyworth; Brandi Lee, Charleston, S.C.; and Tammy (Ginny Viol) Lee, East Peoria.


Debbie is preceded in death by her sister, Janet Leigh Bentley.


Debbie had been working at State Farm for the past 34 years. She and Randy enjoyed camping and boating.


She was a loving daughter, mother, sister and aunt and best friend. She will be missed by all who knew her.


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